Private practicing lawyer, Ralph Kasambara has been played by unknown goons who have since hacked into his mobile phone and using his number.
The hackers have been masquerading as Kasambara and have been contacting people on his phone contact list, demanding money.
Kasambara, former Justice minister, revealed the on social media on Tuesday, warning people of the incident.
“My phone number 0999 510 975 has been hacked; and the hackers are masquerading as me asking persons on my contact lists to send money to some Airtel money accounts,” complained Kasambara.
“Please don’t send money to any account. If you have already done so please inform me on my temporary number 0993087630”.
He disclosed that a formal complaint has already been lodged with the mobile service provider, Airtel Malawi on Friday 8th July, 2016 and investigations are underway.
Kasambara, a former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, is a managing partner at Ralph & Arnold Associates law firm.
He is currently being accused of conspiring to murder former government’s budget director, Paul Mphwiyo in 2013.