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Serial fraudster go on the run, this is what he has done to many people

On Saturday the 6th of March 2021, a post was shared on the IRS Forensic Investigations Facebook page of a suspect who had been terrorising residents in South Africa.

It was further stated that the suspect has since gone on the run and a warrant of arrest has been issued by the South African Police Services.

Identikits of the suspect were also shared on various platforms as the members sought to create an awareness of the suspects shenanigans.

The police have however place a reward on anyone who will contact them and inform them with leads that can result in the arrest of the suspect.

Members of the public have fallen victim in masses to the suspect. Several reports have been made as people continue being duped their hard earned money by the fraudster.

Previously convicted criminal and serial fraudster, Lodewyk Christiaan Joubert, is wanted for a fraud case with reference number Modimolle SAPS CAS 54/2/2020.

Joubert is a seasoned fraudster who is also the suspect in several other cases including:

° Norkem Park SAPS CAS 282/2/2020.

° Norkem Park SAPS CAS 141/8/2020.

He is known to frequent the town of Heidelberg in Gauteng as well as Pretoria in Gauteng, and has also been spotted in Beaufort West in the Western Cape, Mossel Bay in the Western Cape, and Richards Bay in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

The IRS are spearheading the investigation in the said case and members of the public with information on the whereabouts of the suspect can call the SAPS or the IRS.

Please contact IRS with any information on 0861 911 477 or via email or via the IRS standby number 079 444 2 666.

Alternatively, members of the public can contact the nearest police station or the crime stop number which is 08600 10111.

All information will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Many people who fell victim of the suspect had not done a proper background check. It is advised that before you engage in business with a stranger, a screening and background check should be done especially if the deal involves a large amount of money.

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