Home South Africa News Five more arrested for SAPS car rebranding scam worth R56 million

Five more arrested for SAPS car rebranding scam worth R56 million


Police have arrested five more people in connection to an elaborate scam to defraud the South African Police Service (SAPS) of R56 million.

The case relates to the alleged manipulation of procurement documents – for the branding of police vehicles in 2017.

The brazen way officers allegedly swindled millions from the state has resurfaced following the arrest of three people and the re-arrest of two others on Friday.

The suspects face charges of fraud, money laundering, corruption, and theft.

The latest arrests bring the number of people nabbed in the multi-million rand procurement debacle to forty-one.


In other news – DJ Zinhle responds after being shamed for what Kairo was wearing on Heritage Day

If we have established anything is that one way to get DJ Zinhle to actually come out on social media and create a raucous is to try and say something about her daughter or her parenting skills.

DJ Zinhle

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