Business man sentenced to ten years for tax fraud
By Kim Saulse
21 July 2009
Western Cape businessman, Deon Buys has been sentenced to 10 years on 235 counts of fraud involving a R250 000 tax claim.
The National Prosecuting Authority says Buys appeared in the Bellville Regional Court on Friday and was sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment, of which seven were suspended.
Head of the Western Cape Specialist Component, Advocate Kevin Rossouw said he hoped the sentence would serve as a deterrent to other criminals.