Accountant jailed for eight years after stealing R4.1m from municipality

An accountant who stole R4.1m from a Western Cape municipality has been handed an eight-year jail sentence.

2021-06-12 12:34:00 PM

An accountant who stole R4.1m from a Western Cape municipality has been handed an eight-year jail sentence.

An accountant who stole R4.1m from a Western Cape municipality has been handed an eight-year jail sentence.

“[The money] was reportedly transferred ... to accounts belonging to Scholtz and that of a friend where Scholtz created fraudulent beneficiary names to hide the fact that money was being paid directly into his personal bank account.“He reportedly made 10 transactions over a period of three months during which he stole money for personal use, and out of these 10 transactions two were transferred to his friend who later returned the bulk of the money received to Scholtz.”

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The court sentenced Scholtz to 12 years in prison for fraud, four of which were suspended. He was also sentenced to five years in prison for money laundering. The sentences will run concurrently. The court also declared him unfit to possess a firearm.

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Why are there black hands on the bars when a white man is locked up? Black people don't go to jail for stealing, corruption etc...very misleading pic simply cause it suggests that a corrupt black got arrested! CoruscaKhaya Has to be a witou Well done to her.. Lol CoruscaKhaya Does this white man not have a name na bethuna?

CoruscaKhaya There are hundreds walking around at other municipalities who are stealing also. Can they be jailed too. CoruscaKhaya Now do Politicians KnowYourSyndicates PropertyCapture SectionalTitleFraud NAAMA | STRISA ⚠️🏠🇿🇦 🥴 Ironically we have heard of those stealing and dont get jailed and then some...

But Zuma and the guptas are still free Back or White 🤷🙄

Accountant jailed for eight years after stealing R4.1m from municipalityAn accountant who stole R4.1m from a Western Cape municipality has been handed an eight-year jail sentence. They're so quick to arrest ordinary citizens but it takes centuries to arrest politicians who have looted the country dry, they're still enjoying their stolen state funds with their children even to this day,why it's so difficult to arrest them, and it's easy with ordinary people Or there is justice systems for different people ?🤔 Might as well have taken a random pic of a black man and posted it. Sies.

It’s a joke BEeeee out in four years will still be employed by the state and do the same Racist editors! You should be ashamed! What do black hands have to do with this? Use this white asshole's picture you son of bitches Wrong reporting if his or her name and picture has not been mentioned. Go back to school and study again journalism you have failed in reporting

It will never not bemuse me how white people tell us to stop making things about the colour of one's skin or how they don't see colour 😩 This you? 😕 What is his name or her name? I took time to read the replies... Sad that we have become a nation that is more worried about his race that celebrating that he is jailed!

That's too long 4 money His name must be Blackie Bars neh

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Great 8ys too lienant 💔 Nicholas Scholtz Why is his name and face not on the headline? In big and bold? Is it because he is white? Wait wait, how did he do the withdrawal, who approved it, whatever supporting documents were presented to Authorizes this withdrawal. We not fools this can't be single handed who are the other enablers

He did nothing compare to what ANC stole, he was a smart student at varsity i guess!!! 8! Eight! That's it? This guy took money away that was supposed to serve the people. Supply water, health care, sanitation, transport etc. He should get life for this, especially during Covid, because he took these basic necessities from someone who needed it.

They don't play in that 'country' Does he not have a picture She's been sentence why don't you name her and show Pic of her stop this racial nonsense

Accountant jailed for eight years after stealing R4.1m from municipalityAn accountant who stole R4.1m from a Western Cape municipality has been handed an eight-year jail sentence. They're so quick to arrest ordinary citizens but it takes centuries to arrest politicians who have looted the country dry, they're still enjoying their stolen state funds with their children even to this day,why it's so difficult to arrest them, and it's easy with ordinary people Or there is justice systems for different people ?🤔 Might as well have taken a random pic of a black man and posted it. Sies.

So when the thief is white we don’t name him in the headline or put up his photo? 😂😂 it's hilarious how white folks on this tweet read between the lines and realised he was one of them and they're instinctively on defensive mode Run by DA NPA_Prosecutes Are those Nicholas Scholtz hands? Would be Scott free if he was a politician

Mxm 8 year's pho, they should have just le whoever that one go clearly he or she's a master mind. Yet again South Africa is a joke 😅😂 No picture of him? He must be white!!!!🤷🏿‍♂️ Did he return the money? Was the money recovered? I bet he's white that's why no name mentioned 🙄 Just 8 no maan

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So I guess he's black, since a picture of black hands are posted He should hv ask for forgiveness and returns the money ZweliMkhize kabelodick he will a “jackie” or a “shabir” after 8 months. Not sure about Mr Scholtz's hands, but asikho apho tho... Asithi at least uyantyotya and that's what's important.

After three years he will be released because of good behavior or overcrowding ,then he can enjoy his loot with his 👪 family in peace, wise looter... kabelodick Babang ke bo “ step aside “ Does he/she have a name, or it will betray the colour of their skin? Is a white person obviously .... Eight!!! How the hell are these light sentences supposed to deter corruption!? Stealing state funds should he an automatic life sentence if we're serious.

Basically it's a 8 year contract that pays R4.1mil. 🤔 where do I sign up 😅😆😅

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While the big fish... Swim away undisturbed 🤣 🤣 🤣 There's this other one who is cooking a prominent politicians books yazini let me tool. Consistent 👇🏿 This man was trialed but still no picture of him? NPA_Prosecutes Sicela is isthombe sakhe On his release in 5 years, HE WILL BE EMPLOYED IN THE SAME MUNICIPALITY, but transferred to a different department!!!

Why are you using black man chained inside the cells ? What happened to showing his face. You perpuating that black people are thieves is truly problematic. I just Received my withdrawal successfully. I must say being an investor with this platform, is one of the greatest thing have ever happened to me. I recommend everyone to this lifetime investment project good investment company Dennismayson

4.1 million 8 years. Jacob you are in big trouble. Does the accountant not have a face? Why are hands of a black man used in this article if the fraudster is white?

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He was a mayor and he is white It's worth it. This Municipality has received clean audits for the last 5 years without knowledge that money has been stolen...How is that possible? Is clean audits giving an indication of performance?... 20 years is an appropriate sentence The sentence sh Politicians are not arrested for any crimes.

How come these criminals are jailed and yet we have hundreds walking around who stole a lot more than R4.1ml. Only 8 years And how much was salvaged was assets property seized. Lol he aimed too low niggas outchea stealing R100m and being put on special leave 😂🤣😂

Sbwl 8 years nesikhixi esingange R4.1m nje🌚🌚🌚 What’s his name, is he black, why are we showing black hands behind the bars? my fighter Will be out in 2 years