Prison jobs fraudster ends up behind bars

2008-06-06 00:00

PIETERMARITZBURG woman Busisiwe Manyoni (38), who defrauded 46 people of between R1 000 and R12 000 each, telling them that she would get them jobs as prison warders, was jailed for an effective five years yesterday.

Senior prosecutor Morris Alexander said aggravating factors were that the incidence of such offences is increasing, the offences were committed over a period, Manyoni planned the offences and she has a previous conviction for 35 counts of fraud committed in April 2003, for which she was sentenced to six years’ jail wholly suspended for five years.

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