KwaZulu Natal Police has confirmed that
they have arrested three suspects in connection with fraud.
Two of the suspects are employers at the
Department of Labour and the third one is a teacher.
Two of the suspects appeared in court on
Tuesday and one is appearing in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court today.
Police Spokesperson Vincent Mdunge explains
that this follows an intense investigation that was conducted by the Durban commercial crimes
unite whereby the suspects were lobbying and soliciting the unemployed members
of the community.
Mdunga added that they were trying to get
these people to register to a fictitious company that was registered under
“It was so that these people could say that
they have been employed by the company and that they have since resigned and
they now qualify for the UIF claim,” said Mdunga.
He also added that the department of labour
reported to the police which then lead to an investigation and the three being
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