Bloem businesswoman's fraud sentencing to continue

2015-07-27 05:18

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Bloemfontein - The sentencing of fraudster and thief, Lianné Greyling, is expected to continue in the Bloemfontein Regional Court on Monday.

Greyling was found guilty on 12 charges of fraud and 12 of theft in April this year after pleading guilty.

The charges related to luxury motor vehicles and spares which she imported for clients. An estimated R6m is involved.

During her testimony in mitigation of sentence, she revealed how she had already been found guilty of fraud charges in her matric year in Kempton Park. At the time, she had been given a suspended sentence.

Earlier, evidence was put before the court that she had also worked as a barmaid and a stripper in Port Elizabeth before she started her own import business in 2009.

Greyling testified how she had used drugs daily from 2006 to 2008 until she fell pregnant with the first of her three daughters.

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