1,500 Johannesburg metro officials face prosecution over Covid grant fraud

17 November 2020 - 12:45 By kgothatso madisa

More than 1,500 City of Johannesburg officials are facing possible criminal charges after it was found that they had fraudulently benefited from Covid-19 social relief grants.

This was revealed by Johannesburg executive mayor Geoff Makhubo on Tuesday after an internal investigation which has uncovered fraud and corruption by the city’s employees...

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