hawksTimesLIVE reports that five SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) employees in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) have been nabbed for alleged fraud by the Hawks.  

According to Hawks KZN spokesperson Capt Simphiwe Mhlong, members from the Durban serious corruption investigation unit arrested the five on Wednesday.  He went on to say:  “The suspects were arrested in different offices around Pietermaritzburg after an intensive prosecution-guided investigation by the task team comprised of Hawks members, Sassa investigators and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA). The five allegedly processed old-age grants in Mooi River local office and bank accounts were opened in the Western Cape.”  They were scheduled to appear in the Mooi River Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

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