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Former Drakenstein Municipality employees in court for fraud

JOHANNESBURG, November 4 – Three people appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, in Cape Town, on Friday, facing charges of prepaid electricity fraud amounting to almost R600,000, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (better known as the Hawks) said. Spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said that couple, 35-year-old Butch and 38-year-old Francisca Green, made a  brief […]

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Case postponed until next year for KZN businessman charged with R24 million fraud

PORT ELIZABETH, October 19 – The case against a Durban businessman charged with fraud involving R24 million was postponed in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday. The 43-year-old KwaZulu-Natal businessman, Vishal Seebran, is charged with defrauding the Eastern Cape education department out of R24 million. The State contends that during October and December […]

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Sentencing proceedings postponed again in case against rapist model agency boss

JOHANNESBURG, October 5 – Kempton Park model agency boss Dawie De Villiers made a request on Thursday in the Johannesburg High Court to remain a free man until 2018. “We’d like to be granted a postponement to 22 January 2018 due to the probation officer being diagnosed with breast cancer,” Advocate Riaan Greyling told Judge Namavidi during a […]

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Former PetroSA boss in Cape Town court for alleged fraud involving R60mln

CAPE TOWN, October 3 – A former PetroSA manager has been arrested on fraud, theft and money laundering charges, South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (the Hawks) said on Tuesday. Matshidso Eunice Mogashoa, 61, is alleged to have defrauded the state-owned petroleum firm of more than R60 million. The Hawks said Mogashoa appeared in the Bellville […]