Multimillion rand fraud at Eskom investigated
By Tando Mfengwana
16 October 2006
Minister of Public Enterprise Alec Erwin is said to be aware of a police investigation into the reported fraud at Eskom, but is taking on a hands-off stand on the matter.
Erwin’s spokesperson Gaynor Kast said the minister believes this to be an operational matter and that the board and Eskom’s management should handle the situation the Cape Times reported.
A Police spokesperson has confirmed that a fraud involving millions of rands and several of Eskom managers were being investigated.