A 47-year-old man was arrested while withdrawing money from different Sassa cards at an ATM on Anton Lembede Street in Durban on Saturday.
Police spokesperson, Nqobile Gwala said the man was driving a luxury Mercedes-Benz car which he bought recently.
“Seventy Sassa cards were seized from the suspect and cash of R7 640 was also recovered. His vehicle was also seized by police.
“Further investigations conducted by the team led them to the suspect’s residence in Umhlanga where a USB stick was found after it was thrown own of the window. It was seized by police for further investigation.”
Gwala said the man was arrested for fraud as well as possession of stolen property.