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gavel thumb100 The Citizen reports that a 52-year-old former KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) attorney has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for fraud. Langelihle Dube appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court where sentenced was handed down.

In 2015, Dube was practising as an attorney when a client deposited R1.7 million into his trust account. The money was for the transfer of property, however Dube failed to transfer the property and used the money for personal purposes. Hawks spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Simphiwe Mhlongo said a case of fraud was reported at Durban Central Police Station. “The case docket was allocated to the Hawks members from Durban Serious Commercial Crime Investigation for intensive investigation. He (Dube) was arrested in 2017 and was granted bail. Dube appeared in court several times until he was found guilty and sentenced to 10 years direct imprisonment,” Mhlongo reported.

  • Read the original of the report in the above regard by Faizel Patel at The Citizen

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