Couple granted R10 000 bail for fraud

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Busisiwe Prudence Nkosi (35) and Simangaliso Ennocent Khoza (36) appeared before the Nelspruit Magistrate Court on Friday 20 November 2020 for tax evasion. The couple was arrested by members of the Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation on Thursday and Friday respectively.

The sole Director of Madam and Eve General Trading Prudence Nkosi was charged with fraud, theft and money laundering.

Captain Dineo Lucy Sekgotodi said the Hawks investigation revealed that during April 2017, Nkosi fraudulently submitted false tax returns to the South African Revenue Services (SARS) and she received R2.2-million.

“ After she received the money, in a futile attempt to cover her tracks, she reportedly transferred the money into her personal bank account and in the bank account of her husband Khoza.”added Captain Sekgotodi.

The couple was granted R10 000 each bail. The case is postponed to 02 December 2020.

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