A woman who was working as an accountant for the Mossel Bay golf club is facing charges of theft and money laundering, IOL reports.
According to Times Live, the woman was served with a summons on August 3 by the George serious crime investigation team, and appeared before the Mossel Bay Regional Court today, August 23.
The unnamed woman has been accused of stealing R477 430 in cash from the golf club between the period of April 2015 and July 2016. It is believed that she made 21 deposits into her own account, and proceeded to gamble the stolen money.
According to Zinzi Hani of the Hawks, it was a full audit that raised suspicions of the activity.
“Investigation revealed that the suspect took money from her work safe and blew it on slot machines after work.”