Covid 19 wage subsidy fraud: Department of Social Development targets seven more for prosecution

Last week, the Department of Social Development said it had recovered $798.9 million in wage subsidy repayments. Photo / 123rf

Sixteen people are now charged with defrauding the government’s multi-billion dollar Covid-19 wage subsidy scheme, while the Department of Social Development (MSD) is preparing to prosecute five more.

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