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University of Mpumalanga almost scammed for R100 million. Photo: KaanC/Getty Images
University of Mpumalanga almost scammed for R100 million. Photo: KaanC/Getty Images

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The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) was hit by a scam led by a foreign national, almost resulting in the loss of a massive R100 million it had intended to invest with Investec, but which was diverted to an FNB account.

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