Eastern Cape teacher jailed for R45,000 funeral policy fraud

An Eastern Cape teacher has been handed a suspended jail sentence for funeral policy fraud.

2021-10-23 03:36:00 PM

An Eastern Cape teacher has been handed a suspended jail sentence for funeral policy fraud.

An Eastern Cape teacher has been handed a suspended jail sentence for funeral policy fraud.

“The​ broker is reported to have approached five of his insurance clients, of which Mateta was one, to take death cover policies for the reservist and lodge a death claim after the waiting period has lapsed,” she said.​ “Apart from Mateta, other suspects included the broker himself, the reservist, daughter of the broker, a former SA Police Service member, another member of the public, a funeral parlour director and his clerk who claimed that the body was collected and buried by them. The last suspect is the late doctor who claimed to have certified the non-existent corpse dead.”

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Mgolodela said the suspects were arrested after a forensic auditor from 1Life Insurance reported the matter to the Hawks in 2017.  “The investigations revealed that in January 2015, Mateta  lodged a R30,000 death claim for the purported dead police reservist with 1Life Insurance Company and a R15​,000 claim with Old Mutual, which were both successfully paid out,” said Mgolodela.

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