SASSA sharks | Loan sharks circle those in jaws of debt

JOHANNESBURG - Almost 30 percent of South Africans are dependent on various SASSA grants.

These include disability, child support, old age and the SRD grant set up during Covid-19.

WATCH: DISCUSSION | SASSA | NEW IDENTITY VERIFICATION PROCESS TO FIGHT FRAUD

Civil society has for years slammed these grants for not meeting the real-world needs of beneficiaries.

This funding gap has created a menacing crisis, the explosion of ruthless loan shark syndicates.

  • eNCA producer Lee McCabe investigates this fraudulent trend.

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