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KWAZULU-NATAL – Two accused, Riaz Rasool (40) and his wife Emmashnie Rasool (39) briefly appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on Tuesday for fraud.

The two allegedly defrauded the complainant an amount of R12 million by luring him to fund their business. The accused misled the complainant with fraudulent tender documents. They allegedly claimed that they were awarded a R32 million tender by the eThekwini Municipality to supply goods. They promised him lucrative returns on the tender, however, it was later discovered that there was no tender awarded to them.

They were both granted R5000 bail each and the case was postponed to 09 April 2020 pending further investigations.