A most devious man


A most devious man

Gavin Foster reports on a most devious man. While serial criminal Dries Marais serves time for fraud, a Port Elizabeth property company has been struggling for years to regain ownership of a farm the convict and his family stole years ago.

Serial fraudster, conman, and thief Andries “Oom Dries” Marais must have realised the jig was up in June 2011. That was when  Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court magistrate Amrith Chabilall sentenced Marais’s son, Reginald Tobias and daughter, Karin Joubert to three months’ imprisonment each for contempt of court (suspended for five years).

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