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Legalbrief   |   your legal news hub Wednesday 26 June 2019

Scamster toll operator gets prison sentence

* A former toll operator, Gegama Simon Mahlangu, who scammed the bank cards of motorists, has been sentenced to an effective four-year prison term by the Evander Regional Court in Mpumalanga. Mahlangu was found guilty of unlawfully using a skimming device to rip off unsuspecting motorists of more than R40 000 at the Trichardt Toll Plaza. Mahlangu faced 124 counts of illegally collecting data from bank cards using the device.