Two people arrested for fraud in Western Cape – SABC News

Two people have been arrested on fraud charges in Cape Town.

Police say a 43-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man have been arrested in connection with a fraud case in the Western Cape.

The 43-year-old female suspect was employed at a grape farm where she allegedly made over 400 transactions from business accounts to her personal account worth over R11 000.

She will appear in Wellington Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Police spokesman FC van Wyk explains the arrest of the 37-year-old male suspect.

“The suspect was a manager at a retail clothing store and while on the job, made fictitious refunds and collected the cash. A total of R201 210.00 was stolen from the company due to fraudulent transactions. The suspect was arrested and detained at Mitchells Plain SAPS. He is due to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrates Court on Monday,” van Wyk explained.

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