Ex crime intel cop granted R2 000 bail

2014-10-27 21:02

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Johannesburg - A former crime intelligence officer and a woman were on Monday each granted R2 000 bail in the Tzaneen Magistrate's Court, Limpopo police said.

The case against Jack Mathiba, 40, and Doreen Thamaga, 28, was postponed to 4 December for further investigation, Colonel Ronel Otto said.

The pair allegedly attempted to steal more than R1.2m from a businesswoman's bank account.

They were arrested on 18 October for after they, along with an unknown man, approached a Nedbank manager with the aim of transferring money into other accounts.

The female accomplice was said to be in possession of the account-holder's fake identity document, claiming that she had signing powers.

The manager contacted the account-holder who informed him that it was a fraudulent transaction.

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