- A member of the African National Congress has been sentenced to 5 years in jail
- The member, Precious Dube, was found guilty on 52 counts of fraud
- According to a news report, Dube managed to embezzle over R350 000 from the ANC
IOL News reports that a former ANC employee was sent to prison after embezzling more than R350 000 from the party.
Precious Dube, received a sentence of 5 years after being convicted of 52 counts of fraud.
The ex-employee was also given a suspended sentence of 4 years on 52 counts of money laundering, Briefly.co.za gathered.
Precious made false bank statements and invoices so she could divert money into her account while she was a data capturer the ANC's provincial branch office's finance department.
She spent from January 2011 to October 2013 falsifying invoices and changed the bank details of service providers to change amounts.
According to IOL News' report, Precious was busted after a financial audit and she confessed to the crime when she was confronted about it.
Apparently, the ANC offered to hire her back and pay her R15 000 a month so she could repay them the money she took.
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