Two suspects aged 40 and 54 have been arrested by the Hawks’ after a long investigation lead them to press charges of fraud, theft and money laundering that occurred 19th June 2016.
The fraud was carried out by a former Kuruman bank employee who alleged to have taken R649,000 from the “complainant’s late father’s estate”. It has also been alleged that the former bank employee opened fraudulent accounts and paid the money into the different accounts to avoid suspicion.
The suspects committed fraud and theft and due to the nature of how the money was distributed, they are now facing money laundering charges too.
Arrests were made on Tuesday and Wednesday in Limpopo and North West by the Hawk’s.
Suspects have been detained are pending their court appearance Thursday 9th January 2020.
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