Woman accused of defrauding NGO due in Pretoria court

The Gauteng provincial investigating unit arrested the suspect following the disappearance of R5 million from the books of an NGO in the West Rand.

Gavel on cuffs. Picture: SAPS

JOHANNESBURG - A 41-year-old woman is expected to appear in the Pretoria magistrates court tomorrow for fraud and money laundering amounting to millions of rand.

The Gauteng provincial investigating unit arrested the suspect yesterday following the disappearance of R5 million from the books of an NGO in the West Rand last month

Through a police sting operation, the woman was lured to a Pretoria company suspected of being used as a channel to launder the money, in the alleged corrupt activity when arrested.

Authorities say they believe more arrests could be made

The police’s Kay Makhubele said, “The police are happy to have been able to trap this woman.”