Bookkeeper jailed for stealing R1.2m from Aurora Particular Care Centre
A former bookkeeper, Johannes Gieselbach who stole greater than R1.2m from the Aurora Particular Care Centre in Port Elizabeth has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment on Wednesday.
The 44-year-old man was additionally ordered to repay the excellent quantity owed to Aurora — a complete of R986,000 — when it comes to a Part 300 order. He has been unable to pay this again and it implies that his paycheck will likely be docked sooner or later.
The Port Elizabeth Business Crimes Court docket Justice of the Peace, Lionel Lindoor described his actions as “horrible, reprehensible and appalling”.
He mentioned Gieselbach stole from essentially the most susceptible members of the group. Aurora helps cater to particular wants youngsters and adults most particularly those that are so bodily disabled that they can not speak or eat unaided.
The Fairview resident pleaded responsible to the thefts and defined to the courtroom how he had substituted the banking particulars of Aurora’s collectors and suppliers along with his personal and this made him capable of siphon tens of hundreds of rand every month between January 2016 and June 2019.
He has since paid again solely R225,000.
As soon as launched from jail, he’s anticipated to repay Aurora on a month-to-month foundation as quickly as he will get employed wherever.