Lerato Patricia Mufamadi (40), appeared in the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on the afternoon of 4 April 2023, for theft and fraud totaling over fifteen million rands.
Mufamadi, a former employee of Mine and Metals Group-SA (Pty) Ltd, (MMG-SA based in Rosebank was an executive assistant and office administrator whose responsibilities included petty cash reconciliations and processing of supplier invoices.
The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation has revealed that for a period of about five years starting in May 2017 – October 2021, she fraudulently altered suppliers banking details to hers.
Invoices were processed for payments that ended up in her bank account for self-gain. Her employer was prejudiced an amount of over R15 million as a result.
The court has postponed the case to 11 April 2023, for a bail application whilst Mufamadi was remanded in custody.
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