DA councillor fired for skimming the poor

By Andy Rice 24 June 2010

A DA Councillor has been fired after the local government MEC accepted the Cape Town City Council's finding that she had defrauded poor people. Charlotte Tabisher got her marching orders amidst a police investigation into her fraudulent behaviour. A disciplinary committee found that she was guilty of illicitly collecting bribes upward of R300 from poor people who were desperate to be included in a state-subsidised housing project. Read more: IOL

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