CAPE TOWN SAPS NEWS: Hawks Request Public Assistance in Identifying Persons of Interest
Media Statement from Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation
South African Police Service
Western Cape - Three persons of interest who might assist in ongoing investigations into alleged vehicle finance fraudulent transactions committed in 2018, where Cape Town vehicle franchises allegedly incurred losses of almost a R3 million are encouraged to come forward.
It is alleged that in two of these transactions, a 2013 BMW coupe sport liner 435i and (4x4) 2016 Ford Ranger XLT with a combined value
of just under a million rand were allegedly purchased through fictitious payslips and bank statements in Goodwood and Kuilsriver respectively by the same suspect.
The Hawks’ believe that Na-aim Saiet (42), can positively contribute in this cases being solved. Anyone with information about Na-aim Saiet whereabouts should contact the Hawks’ Investigating Officer, Sergeant Nomonde Potelwa on 071 481 3184.
In other similar matters, an-online vehicle finance application was allegedly submitted on 15 January 2015. A copy of an identity document and other supporting documents were attached.
Following the approval thereof, a suspect allegedly walked into a Goodwood vehicle dealership and presented the original supporting documents of the copies supplied during the application, he was then handed a 2012 BMW 750i valued at R876 800 and drove off.
It is believed that Siyanda Tinzi can assist the Hawks investigations in this case. Anyone with information about Siyanda Tinzi should contact the Hawks’ Investigating Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Ganeko Matiwane on 071 481 3357.
Meanwhile it believed that Amjad Mohammed (36), can assist the Hawks in solving a case where a 2010 Range Rover, supercharged sport (4x4) valued at R554 000 was also fraudulently purchased at a local Villiersdorp dealership on March 2018. It was later established that an unknown suspect had presented fraudulent documents that aided him to take delivery of the said vehicle.
It is believed that Mohammed could be in position to assist the Hawks investigations in this regard. Anyone with information about Amjad Mohammed whereabouts is urged to contact Lieutenant Colonel Ganeko Matiwane on the above mentioned contact details.
Media enquiries: Captain Philani Nkwalase - 071 481 3468