Oudtshoorn govt official charged with fraud

Grace Malgas, a financial clerk, allegedly diverted funds to her personal account between 2013 and 2016.

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CAPE TOWN - A government official has been charged with fraud totaling R600,000 in the Oudtshoorn Regional Court.

Grace Malgas, a financial clerk, allegedly diverted funds to her personal account between 2013 and 2016.

The Hawks' Lloyd Ramovha says: "Grace Malgas appeared in the Oudtshoorn Regional Court on Tuesday following her arrest by the Hawks on the same day. She has been charged with fraud and theft, apparently perpetrated in the Department of Transport in Oudtshoorn that amounts to almost R600,000."