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PE woman’s R500k fraud case postponed

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Port Elizabeth – The case against Brenda Wardle, charged with fraud involving over a half a million rand, was once again postponed in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday.

Wardle’s trial was meant to get underway on Thursday but she brought an application for a postponement pending an application at the city’s high court.

The matter, which has yet to be set down, involves Wardle seeking relief against the Minister of Correctional Services for adequate facilities at prison. This in order for her to prepare for trial.

She claims that facilities at the prison are inadequate and untenable, which prohibits her from preparing for her criminal trial.

Wardle, 56, and who is conducting her own defence, was arrested in East London in June last year after evading court for more than a year.

According to the State, during April 2009 and August 2013, Wardle was paid R538,766 to assist Stephanus van Aardt for his early release on parole.

According to the indictment, Wardle “falsely and with intent to defraud gave out and pretended to Van Aardt” that she was an attorney and she would bring an application for his early release…

Source: Case against PE woman charged with R500k fraud postponed | IOL News