(PREVIEW) Sean Westcott: Saviour or skelm?

THE queues never seem to abate at Tovasize (previously operating as Donafin).

Every day, scores of desperately poor but naively hopeful, mostly elderly people make their way to Vryheid from all over Northern KwaZulu-Natal, and even more distant parts of the country, in search of easy money.

All of them leave with the certainty that their financial status is about to improve dramatically over the next six-months.

They are given to believe that there are hundreds of thousands of rands in ‘surplus funds’ and ‘unclaimed benefits’ in their name, and it’s just a matter of time before that money will be in their bank accounts.

 

Have a look at today’s edition of the Vryheid Herald newspaper (print edition) to read our full investigation and  then tell us if you believe that his business operation is perfectly acceptable, shamefully unethical, or downright criminal. Whatsapp 079 256 7570 or email [email protected]

ALSO READ: Hawks swoop in to investigate claims of Vryheid pension scam

  AUTHOR
Estella Naicker

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