Tzaneen Couple appeared in court for fraud and theft

CRIME LOCAL NEWS
POLOKWANE – Johannes Petrus Meintjies (52) and Mavis Joy Meintjies (44) appeared in the Polokwane District Court on Tuesday, 09 March 2021 for alleged fraud and theft.
It is alleged that during July 2018 Mr. Meintjies (manager) and Mrs. Meintjies (admin clerk) were employed at a cash loan company in Polokwane. The pair connived to manipulate the company’s financial books for over two years which resulted in the company losing over R105 000-00.
The company discovered suspicious transactions during an internal audit. A case of fraud was opened and referred to the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation. The two suspects were traced and arrested in Tzaneen on 09 March 2021.

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