Fake tax consultants busted by Hawks
Johannesburg - The Hawks have arrested 23 bogus tax consultants - including a teenage university student - for defrauding the South African Revenue Service of more than R7 million in tax claims. The syndicate allegedly colluded with government employees, mostly teachers, to submit inflated tax return claims and then pocketed the cash between themselves and their “clients”. The police are looking for 37 other syndicate members, all believed to be from Mpumalanga.
The rest were arrested in and around Mbombela in Mpumalanga in an early-morning sting operation on Thursday. The suspects, from the Ehlanzeni and Bohlabela education districts, were arrested at their workplaces.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The StarSimilar Stories