Lodge manager appears in court for fraud

MBOMBELA-Rhodes Hattingh (39) the manager of Kyalami Lodge appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday morning after he was arrested by members of the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation team for fraud and theft.

It is alleged that in January 2012 the accused was appointed as a general manager at the lodge where he issued false invoices to the employer on behalf of suppliers for services that were never rendered.

According to the Hawks, Hattingh transferred funds to his personal bank account.

Following the Hawks’ investigation Hattingh was served with court summons on 24 July 2020. The case was postponed to 18 September.

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