Hoosain Kagee, 48, a former executive manager at the South African Board for Sheriffs made an appearance at the Wynberg Magistrates’ Court this week after he was arrested and charged with fraud, corruption and money laundering.
Kagee is alleged to have recruited several service providers, with the aid of middlemen, in exchange for kickbacks between 2006 and 2014.
These include IT services, Call Centre contracts, Community Survey, Property Survey and others.
The Board for Sheriffs is a statutory body tasked with improving performance.
Hawks spokesman, Captain Philani Nkwalase, says Kagee, a qualified lawyer who worked for the Western Cape Government, was granted R5000 bail.
“Hoosain Kagee, a former executive manager at the South African Board of Sheriffs appeared at Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday on charges of fraud, corruption and money laundering valued at R2m.
“It is alleged that Kagee recruited several service providers, with the aid of middlemen to apply for various services on tender or contracts in exchange for kickbacks.
“The alleged corrupt relationship with the service providers happened during his tenure at the South African Board of Sheriffs, between 2005 and 2014.
“Some of the services rendered [are] IT services, call centre contracts, community survey, property survey and several other services were provided.”
“Kagee, a qualified attorney, was released on R5 000 bail and he is expected to be back at the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Bellville on 30 July 2019.”