UIF fraud, Hawks arrest woman, Richards Bay

South African Police Service

UIF fraud, Hawks arrest woman, Richards Bay
UIF fraud, Hawks arrest woman, Richards Bay

A 44-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Richards Bay Magistrate’s Court on Monday 3 January 2022, following her arrest by the Hawks members from Durban Serious Commercial Crime Investigation on Thursday, 30 December 2021.

It is alleged that in 2018, she submitted a fraudulent Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) claim to the Department of Labour, when she was working for Richards Bay Minerals (RBM) and the department paid her an amount of R13 940-56.

A case of fraud was reported at Richards Bay police station and the case docket was allocated to Hawks members from Durban Serious Commercial Crime Investigation for further investigation.

As a result she was arrested and charged for fraud.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service