Employee sentenced for stealing over R1.6 million from employer

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A 55-year-old employee bit off the metaphorical hand of her employer, 55 times by defrauding the company of R1 601 890-57 over a three-year period. EMPLOYEE MANIPULATED FIGURESPolice spokesperson Warrant Officer Majola Nkohli said Elaine Heuer, an employee at the company for 32 years, shrewdly manipulated figures and the debtors system. Due to an exceptional investigation by Warrant Officer Mariette Olivier from the Commercial Crime Task Team in Komani, she was successfully charged on 55 counts of fraud and theft. The accused pleaded guilty to all the charges on Wednesday, 23 February 2022. Sh…

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