MONROVIA, Feb. 21 -- The Forestry Development Authority has

been collecting hundreds of thousands in Liberian dollars as levy on non-timber

products at various checkpoints across the country but said money is not

deposited in government revenue account, rather transferred into a mobile money

account after being collected in physical cash by the agents at these


The mobile

money number, 0888-207721, though registered as Forestry Development Authority

(Central Office), is mobile number of the Mr. Edward Kamara, Marketing Manager.

All 30 checkpoints across the country transfer fees collected to his mobile

money number.


obtained by FrontPageAfrica show that for the month of January, agents

assigned at the Kl...