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Cape Town motor trade scam

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Cape Town – Two men and a woman, involved in the second hand motor trade, appeared in a court in Cape Town on Monday on multiple charges that included racketeering and fraud.

Erens Johannes Uys, 48, and Crische Uys, 30, both of Chapman Road in Gordon’s Bay, and Denzil Bell, 35, of Caledon, appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Bellville before magistrate Sabrina Sonnenberg.

The woman, Crische Uys, faces 48 charges – 13 of fraud, 13 of theft by false pretences, nine of forgery, nine of uttering, and one of racketeering, one of incitement to commit forgery, one of incitement to commit uttering and one of money laundering.

Erens Uys faces 30 counts – 14 of fraud, 13 of theft by false pretences, two of racketeering and one of money laundering.

Although they both lived at the same address, it is not known whether Erens and Crische Uys are married or related, or neither.

Bell faces 10 counts – nine of uttering and one of forgery. Uttering is the presentation of a forged document in a business transaction…

Source: Trio appear for CT motor trade scam | IOL