Fraud suspects to appear in court

NORTHERN CAPE - The Hawks Serious Corruption Investigation served a 48-year-old former bookkeeper at RK Henderson & Associates with summons to appear in court for alleged fraud.

Allegations are that in 2009, the accused did unlawfully and with the intent to defraud, misrepresented to the Commissioner of South African Revenue Service in the income tax return submitted for 2009 tax period that NIL income furnished was true and correct. The accused knew that he received an amount of R2 294 699-00 and SARS suffered actual prejudice in the sum of R856 609-00. It is further alleged that in 2013 the accused did unlawfully and with intent to defraud, misrepresented to Commissioner of SARS in the income tax return submitted for 2010 tax period that an amount of R914 650-00 income furnished in the aforesaid income tax return was true and correct. The accused knew that he received an amount of R2 212 934 and an amount of R914 650-00 income furnished in the aforementioned income tax return was not true and correct. The Commissioner of SARS suffered actual prejudice in the amount of R810 506-74.

The suspect is expected to appear before Kimberley Regional Court on Monday, 29 August 2022.

Source: South African Police Service