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Woman bust with Sassa cards, cash

The Social Development Ministry received a tip-off from a member of the public.

Picture: ‏@OfficialSASSA.

JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested a woman believed to be in her late fifty's after she was found in possession of a pile of South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) cards and cash.

The Social Development Ministry received a tip-off from a member of the public after noticing suspicious transactions at an ATM in Irene south of Pretoria.

Sassa's spokesperson Kgomoco Diseko says they reported the incident and she was arrested on the spot.

Diseko says members of the public should be vigilant of suspicious behaviour.

"Police are investigating because it's not clear at the moment as the person could be a loan shark."

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