Double whammy for ‘P1.1 million fraudster’

‘Fraudsters’ Moreti (left) and Gabatshabe PIC: LEBOGANG MOSIKARE
‘Fraudsters’ Moreti (left) and Gabatshabe PIC: LEBOGANG MOSIKARE

FRANCISTOWN: An alleged fraudster who obtained P1.1 million from five people through false pretences faces the prospect of jail time pending the finalisation of his matters.

According to the charge sheet, the fraudster, Morekolodi Moseki, 28, who is a sales agent at Bayport acted together with a common purpose with Michael Gabatshabe, 23, and Mauba Moreti, 32, to obtain money by false pretences.

They intended to defraud Bridget Thobolo of P269,000 by pretending to be capable of multiplying money when in actual fact and truth they knew that to be false. The accused allegedly committed the offence on February 3 in Francistown. Moseki is also facing two similar charges of allegedly obtaining P300,000 each from two more people.

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