Tebogo Msimanga |
The Middleburg Regional Court on Friday 10 September 2021 found a 32 year- old Zimbabwean Arthur Moyo guilty of over R1. 6 million Fraud. Moyo was Convicted for four counts of fraud.
He was sentenced to 23 years imprisonment, however, the Court ruled that accused will serve 15 years effectively.
Captain Dineo Sekgotodi of Mpulamanga Hawks’ said Moyo’s Conviction came after he went to Nel Auto Mazda Witbank and Ford in Nelspruit and used counterfeit bank statements, Salary slips, fake Identity documents bearing his photo to made applications for vehicle finance in November 2017.
“After the applications were approved he collected the said vehicles.The same Modus Operandi was used at Klerksdorp Motor Smart on 17 November 2016. Again in Polokwane Galactic Auto on 13 January 2017. Lastly in Rustenburg, Leons Rustenburg Ford on 13 January 2017.”
The Provincial Head for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Major General Zodwa Mokoena welcome the sentence. She further applauded the investigating team for securing a successful conviction on multiple cases in Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Gauteng.