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gavel thumb100 ANA reports that a doctor who is alleged to have defrauded the Department of Labour’s Compensation Fund of almost R400,000, pleaded not guilty in the Pretoria Magistrate’s court on Wednesday.  

Dr David Michael Adams faces 29 counts of contravening Section 6 of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act, and 29 counts of theft.  He was arrested in 2011 while running a practice in Lehurutse, North West.  Adams has admitted to receiving R396,660, which he says was processed by the Compensation Fund and paid into his account.  The matter is set to resume on 14 November.

  • Read this report by Shina Mphahlele in full at IOL News
  • Read the Department of Labour’s press statement in this regard at DOL online

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