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Family goes car shopping with R5.7m UIF cash meant for 1,400 workers

Tshwane clan also allegedly splurged on tombstones as they played a ‘money-cup game’ to launder the cash

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Just days after Pretoria factory worker Tshepang Phohole allegedly funnelled millions in Covid-19 relief funds to his girlfriend and relatives, his brother-in-law went car shopping.

Tebogo Masoko, who is married to Phohole’s sister Itumeleng, had his eye on second-hand VW Polo GTI at a showroom in Ormonde.

After a hastily made payment from his company’s bank account and a quick photo op with their purchase, Masoko and Itumeleng drove away in their new ride...

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