Tebogo Msimanga |
The Hawks in Mpumalanga on arrested six suspects on Thursday for fraud, theft and money laundering. They appeared before the Nelspruit Magistrate court the same day and they were granted R3000 bail each.
It is alleged that the suspects, Themba Mabandla Pila (34), Sthembiso Nelson Ubisi (40), Baby Martha Malomane (39), Themba Edlon Ndlovu(46), Patricia Nobuhle Ndlovu (46) and Caswell Thokozani Shongwe (40) had illegally received undue funds from the South African Revenue Service during the period 2015 to 2017.
Captain Dineo Sekgotodi said the money was paid into the company Dlami Trading cc through misrepresentation and thereafter paid into their personal bank accounts.”
Sekgotodi added that SARS lost R 992 150.93.
The case was postponed to 12 May 2021 for a specialised SARS prosecutor to attend the matter.