Specialised units looking for serial fraudster

WANTED: David Desmond Edward Powell is wanted in connection with multiple fraud cases.

ACCORDING to the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) and IRS Forensic Investigations, a warrant of arrest has been issued for David Desmond Edward Powell, who is being sought on multiple charges of fraud, exceeding R20 million.

The suspect was most recently staying in the south of Johannesburg and has been spotted at shopping centres in the area, including Southgate Mall.

Powell is known to frequent casinos, horse racing tracks and off-course bookmakers.

The following cases have been opened against him: Boschkop SAPS CAS 193/11/2014, Brooklyn SAPS CAS 623/11/2014, Ogies SAPS CAS 75/11/2014, Kempton Park SAPS CAS 534/4/2013 and

Honeydew SAPS CAS 1086/2/2014.

Anyone with information on Powell’s whereabouts should contact Captain Masengi (Specialised Commercial Crime Unit) on 079 694 5427 or masengin@saps.gov.za, or Chad Thomas (IRS Forensic Investigations) on 011 486 1037, 011 486 0731 or 076 631 7007.

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Lucky Thusi
Southern Courier News Editor

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