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Fake advocate in the dock for R1.5 million fraud scam

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The 33-year-old Soweto man who masqueraded as an Advocate and defrauded unsuspecting clients of over R1.5 million was remanded in custody when he appeared before the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Monday. Makhetha Mathumba lured clients through his facebook account where he posed as a qualified Advocate who graduated with LLM degree in Constitutional …

Advocate arrested for alleged corruption

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Pretoria- A senior council who has been arrested for corruption was granted a R2 000 bail when he appeared at the Orkney Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Advocate Lentswe Sydney Tlhagwane (51) had allegedly assisted a Mozambican national to obtain a Mozambican passport. The Mozambican is currently behind bars following his arrest last week for rhino …