South Africa: Three Suspects and a Juristic Person (Entity) in Court for Corruption and Money Laundering

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Northern Cape — Johan Breedt (51),Mattheus Adriaan Burger (62), Josua Meyer (54) and a juristic person (entity) appeared briefly at Postmasburg Magistrate court today on alleged charges of corruption and money laundering.

These charges are allegedly linked to a mining contract estimated at R203 million awarded to a service provider. It is alleged that Mr Breedt, a former mine manager received kickbacks over the period between 2016 to 2017 from a former Burma Plant Hire, (Burma) Chief Executive Officer Mr Burger and Mr Meyer upon receiving a contract .

The alleged kickbacks received amounts to approximately R600 000-00. All suspects were each granted R20 000-00 bail and the case was postponed to 19 February 2021.

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