Tag «fraud»

State Employee’s House Siezed

On 6 October 2016 a former employee of the Independent Development Trust (the IDT), Martha Baloyi, appeared in the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, Pretoria on charges of fraud. She was released on bail and the case was postponed to 4 November 2016. Baloyi, who was employed at the IDT as a Project Implementation Manager, …

Pair Nabbed for Defrauding Municipalities of Millions of Rand

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The Hawks’ Commercial unit has on Tuesday arrested two suspects, male and female aged 42 and 49 respectively. The arrests followed lengthy internal SARS investigations relating to unclaimed Input VAT claims by several Western Cape municipalities, for the period 2009 to 2011. It is alleged that a tax consultant company under the duo’s directorship was …

Couple in the Dock for R1.1 Million Fraud

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Mathakha David Madzivhandila (40) and his 36-year-old wife, Hilda Lutendo Madzivhandila, were on Monday granted R5 000 bail each by the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court following their arrest earlier in the day for fraud. The couple allegedly approached the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and applied for funding to develop their business. They provided the …

Home Affairs Officials Nabbed for Fraud and Corruption

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Hawks Anti-Corruption Unit have arrested two Home Affairs officials for fraud, corruption and extortion. The first suspect (36) who is an Assistant Manager at Giyani Home Affairs was arrested after a long and profound investigation which started in 2012. The suspect allegedly solicited bribe from Asylum seekers from different countries during his tenure as the …

Hawks Arrest Income Tax Swindler

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Following lengthy investigations the Hawks’ Commercial Wing arrested a 42 year old, alleged fake Tax practitioner for fraud. It is alleged that during the period 2009 and 2012 the suspect, a self-professed tax-consultant would approach unsuspecting SARS clients, undertake to assist them in submitting their returns, he would then, on their behalf submit fictitious business …