He sells his bogus qualifications from his hair salon and internet cafe in Mkhondo.
A foreign national named Edmond Okechuku will spend 6 years in jail for using his computer to print and sell fake tertiary qualifications.
Okechuku specialised in N6 Human Resources qualifications – charging R1 500 per individual who needs one to seek employment.
Hawks spokeswoman Captain Dineo Sekgotodi said they arrested Okechuku on 16 October 2019 after receiving information about his Piet Ratief business.
Okechuku was charged with fraud and forgery, and sentenced to 6 years by the Mkhondo Magistrates Court after he pleaded guilty to all charges.
Hawks boss Major-General Zodwa Mokoena welcomed the sentence and thanked her team for the work.
“We ought to put up a formidable fight in protection of our education system,” she said.
(edited by ZK)