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2021/05/03      |  Written By:  Captain D Sekgotodi   |   Province:  Mpumalanga

MPUMALANGA – Members of the Hawks Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Mpumalanga have on Monday 29 April 2021 arrested six suspects for fraud, theft or alternatively contravening the provisions of the Tax Administration Act, Act 28 of 2011 and money laundering.

 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, which were paid into the company Dlami Trading cc through misrepresentation and thereafter paid into their personal bank accounts.

The total loss suffered by SARS –R 992 150.93.

The suspects were arrested on warrants of arrest on Thursday. They appeared before the  Nelspruit Magistrates' Court  the same day and they were granted R3000 bail each. The case was postponed to 12 May 2021 for specialised SARS prosecutor to attend matter.