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IFP: Social grant recipients still being fleeced

Social grant recipients are still reporting deductions being made from their monthly grants ostensibly for “pre-paid air time, electricity vouchers, etc” which they have no knowledge of. “Last year there were numerous complaints from grant recipients around this issue and we raised it SASSA and was given the assurance that it has stopped all deductions until their investigations have been completed. It is therefore of serious concern to us as to how SASSA now allows these deductions to continue. Unsolicited deductions of this nature are…

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