The Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court convicted and sentenced Mkgabo Kubuzie (34) for theft and money laundering.
On May 2016, the complainant received an e-mails to pay R200 000-00 into a certain account for property he was purchasing in Cape Town. It was later established that the e-mails were intercepted and the account details were altered which caused him to pay money into the wrong account.
A case of theft and money laundering was reported at Alexandra Road police station and the case docket was allocated to Pietermaritzburg Serious Commercial Crime Unit for investigation. A thorough investigation was conducted and the accused was arrested in February 2019.
Kubuzie appeared at the same court several times until he was convicted and sentenced. He was sentenced to four (4) years imprisonment wholly suspended for five (5) years on condition that he is not convicted within the period of suspension and he was ordered to refund the victim all the stolen money.
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