Health worker in fraud scam
social events are not recovery friendly because there is a constant presence of alcohol and drugs, we want something different and supportive of those trying to recover,” she said.
Budd said the walk was an opportunity for anyone affected by, or in support of, recovery from addiction and mental health to join in.
T-shirts will be sold at the meeting venue for R100, and participants are encouraged to purchase them in support of the campaign. – Staff Reporter A DEPARTMENT of Health worker, who was in charge of issuing bursaries to students, has been sentenced at the Kimberley Magistrate’s Court after she was found guilty of running a scam that saw her pocket R80 000.
Hawks Captain Philani Nkwalase said Lindiwe Cynthia Nqumashe, 44 pleaded to charges of fraud and money laundering.
She was fined R50 000 with an alternative of six years’ imprisonment for all five counts of fraud. The Hawks said R20 000 of the fine was payable immediately, while the balance would be paid in monthly instalments of R1 500 a month. – ANA