“They are charging people an admin fee without actually knowing that there is money available, and they are creating an expectation that their clients will be paid by lying to them. That is fraud. That is why we are taking action.”
Searching for unclaimed benefits or pension funds is a completely free service and can be done quickly and easily online.
“Not one of the ‘beneficiaries’ I brought in has ever been paid. Yet, they were all told that they had unclaimed benefits in their name and they were all given a figure as to how much was available.”
Desperately poor but naively hopeful, mostly elderly people make their way to Vryheid from all over NKZN, and even more distant parts of the country, in search of easy money.
Five passengers were killed and 33 injured in a bus crash between Melmoth and Empangeni on Saturday.
Baie geluk aan die top 10.
‘I would like to see our academics come back and plough back into the communities they grew up in.’
I believe in organic farming as the chemicals that are on and in our food have long term effects such as cancer.
Cllr de Kock urges Vryheiders to conserve water now to ensure that the municipality will be able to continue to supply water even if El Nino results in a dry summer.
Homeless people were burning papers in the building to keep warm.
‘Running an NPO became my daily life.’