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Businesswoman and former Generations actress Carol Bouwer is being investigated by the Hawks for fraud involving a R40 million tender which was awarded to her in 2013.

City Press newspaper reported that Carol received a lucrative deal as the main contractor and was paid R39.8 million.

All this to help organise the Mandela Memorial Service in Mpumalanga.

This was through her company Carol Bouwer  Productions. The cases were opened in 2016 and 2017.

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The cases form part of a joint probe by the National Prosecuting Authority and the Hawks into allegations made during the Inquiry into State Capture.

Bouwer’s company was awarded the tender without following proper procedures. Investigations will proceed with key interviews involving the national treasury.

 

 

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