AFU to freeze bank accounts worth R111m

National Prosecuting Authority.

File: The NPA says the company claimed to have terminated contracts of over 6,000 workers. But, in fact, Simbini was the company's sole employee. 

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PRETORIA - The High Court in Pretoria granted the Assert Forfeiture Unit an order to freeze bank accounts worth R111 million.

The accounts are connected to businessman, Thabo Simbini and his company, Impossible Services.

The NPA says the company claimed to have terminated contracts of over 6,000 workers. But, in fact, Simbini was the company's sole employee.

READSodi's assets seized

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) allegedly paid R111 million into the company's bank account, based on a fraudulent claim. 

A probe allegedly revealed Simbini used people's details, without their knowledge, to claim UIF and COVID-19 benefits.

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