Suspect wanted for alleged R2.5 million fraud, arrested

A suspect aged 51 linked to the R2.5 million fraud has been arrested by the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit on Sunday night at Berea, Johannesburg.

It is alleged that Tshenelo Company was awarded a tender by the Ga-Segonyana Municipality in August 2016 and upon completing their tasks the company was expecting a payment amounting to R2.5 million. It however transpired that the company’s banking details were allegedly changed and the money was paid into a false account. 

The suspect is expected to appear in Kuruman Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, the 23rd August 2019.