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Multiple syndicates working with officials


Along with a housing backlog estimated to be between 460 000 to 480 000 homes, the City of Joburg is also battling with housing scams. Joburg Mayor Mpho Phalatse said yesterday there was a great concern with the possible involvement of officials from the department of human settlements in the scams. “It is becoming clear we are dealing with multiple syndicates, who might be working closely with human settlement officials,” she said Phalatse encouraged victims to open cases of fraud at their local police station. She urged citizens to be vigilant and to scrutinise all information relating to housing, and…

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