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MPUMALANGA – The Mpumalanga Serious Commercial Crime Investigation members have arrested four family members for alleged fraud amounting to 12 million rand.
It is alleged that in 2017 the suspect Linda Eberson (56) who was employed by Middelburg Dakkappe company as a debtor and credit clerk allegedly defrauded the establishment almost R12 million by channelling the loot into her personal accounts and family members. It is also alleged that several fictitious creditors accounts and existing creditor particulars were also utilised to siphon the company.
Following a lengthy investigation, Linda Ebersohn (56), Frans Hendrik Ebersohn (58), Francios Ebersohn (31) and Hendrik Stepheneous Eberson (25) were detained on Tuesday.
The suspects appeared before the Middelburg Regional Court on charges of fraud, theft and money laundering yesterday and were remanded in custody. The case was postponed to 3 December 2018. Further investigations continue.