Metal fatigue

Metal fatigue

It is time for a concerted attack on rich metal thievery gangs. Continual theft of Cape Town's iron and steel by people who are simply pawns in a bigger game is most frustrating to ratepayers who end up paying for the replacements.

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Submitted by : Giordano Zamparini on 2011-08-05 07:51:59
A means of control would be the placement of a SARS inspector at all scrap metal dealers premises. The inspectors would issue a certificate for all items bought and flag any suspected irregularities.
The cost of the inspector could be made payable by the dealer directly to SARS on a monthly basis.
Any corruption or collusion between the dealer and the inspector would by law be severely punished.


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