'My name has been tainted'

By Drum Digital
29 April 2013

Allegations of fraud have robbed Trevor Madondo of his credible reputation - now he's struggling to rebuild his life.

IT’S only been a few weeks since fraud charges were dropped against socialite and radio personality Trevor Madondo struggles to bring himself to speak about the ordeal that he says nearly ruined his life and reputation.

Details of Trevor’s alleged fraud were made public earlier this year when it was reported that the 27-year-old, his former business partner Lerato Mahloane and her lover George Khanyile had defrauded one of the country’s biggest banks and motor finance companies of about R7 million.

The state’s case was that, using fraudulent documentation, Trevor and his business partners got R7 million finance for vehicles, many of which did not exist, through the bank.

The vehicles that did exist were sold but the bank was never repaid by the trio as the documents used to get the finance were fraudulent.

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