TERS fraud | UIF on mission to get back claim money

Two years ago, the Unemployment Insurance Fund had around R160-billion in its coffers. Now, post TERS payments, it stands at around R120-billion. eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger reports. #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - The Unemployment Insurance Fund says it’s on a mission to get back money defrauded through false TERS claims.

So far it’s managed to claw back R3.4 billion.

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The fund has paid out R61-billion in special COVID-19 temporary employee relief -- four times the amount the fund would usually disburse in a year. 

But there are concerns about replenishing the fund.

* eNCA's Lindsay Dentlinger reports.


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