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Old age home manager charged for R500,000 theft

JOHANNESBURG, August 30  – A 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly defrauding an old age home of over R500,000, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) said on Tuesday.
“It is alleged that during the period 2007 to 2008 the suspect who worked as an administration manager at a local old-age home in Uniondale, embezzled funds and manipulated financial records resulting in the home losing approximately R587,763.48 from her unlawful activities,” spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said.
“The suspect is expected to appear before the George Regional Court on the 7th of September 2017 to face charges related to theft.”
Ramovha said that she was arrested by the Serious Commercial Unit of the Hawks.

ANA

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