Man wanted for fraud exceeding R20-million

WANTED: David Desmond Edward Powell is wanted in connection with multiple fraud cases.

POLICE are on the lookout for a man who is being sought on multiple charges of fraud exceeding R20 million.

David Desmond Edward Powell also has a 2013 house break-in and theft case against him with the Kempton police.

A warrant of arrest has been issued for Powell, who is being investigated by the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) and IRS Forensic Investigations.

Powell operates around casinos, horse-racing tracks and off-course bookmakers.

He was most recently staying in the south of Johannesburg and has been spotted at shopping centres in the area, including Southgate Mall.

He has several cases opened against him in various areas, including the Kempton Park SAPS, Boschkop, Brooklyn, Ogies and the Honeydew SAPS.

Anyone with information on Powell’s whereabouts can contact Capt Masengi of the Specialised Commercial Crime Unit on 079 694 5427 or email [email protected], or Chad Thomas (IRS Forensic Investigations) on 011 486 1037, 011 486 0731 or 076 631 7007.

Kempton Express

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