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ACCUSED FINED R100 000 FOR FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING: KWAZULU-NATAL
2021/09/01      |  Written By:  Captain S Mhlongo   |   Province:  Kwazulu-Natal

KWAZULU-NATAL – The Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court sentenced Nhlanhla Shabalala (40) for fraud and money laundering.   

Between 1 September and 31 November 2015, Shabalala submitted false VAT information to the South African Revenue Service (SARS). As a result SARS suffered a financial loss of R645 545.                                     

He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to a fine of R100 000 or 18 months imprisonment of which half of it was suspended for three years on condition that he is not convicted of the same offence.