Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation in Pretoria arrested a 29-year-old Moses Lebiga in Mamelodi East on Thursday; he appeared in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Friday the 6th of August 2021 in connection with fraud and possession of card skimming device.
It is alleged that Lebiga defrauded clients at Total petrol station in Mamelodi East when filling up fuel tanks using bank cards in the past months.
An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks and Fraud Investigators at ABSA and First National Bank was conducted following suspicious fraudulent activities reported. During Lebiga’s apprehension at the petrol station yesterday, police seize a card skimming device and scrap paper with pin numbers on his possession.
The court remanded Lebiga in custody until Friday, 13 August 2021 for address verification and probing any pending criminal charges against him.