Legodi - Assistant Manager: Fraud Investigations - Randburg, GP, South Africa

Lerato Legodi

Randburg, GP, South Africa

Services

Assistant Manager: Fraud Investigations

Summary:

i have 5 years experience in the field of forensic investigation currently i am the assistant manager: fraud investigations.

Work History

Assistant Manager/ Specialist Fraud Investigations

From March 2013

DUTIES: Receiving the alleged reported PSC cases via the National Anti-
Corruption Hotline.
Receiving the walk ins- cases reported through the customer
Care and tip offs telephonically.
Investigating the syndicate cases at the Regional and local
Offices.
Lifting up the syndicate documents for investigation.
Investigating the awarding of fraudulently social grants.
Tracing the beneficiary details on Socpen 5050/5020/5091
Reviewing of the reports.
Conduct physical compliance inspection of beneficiaries in
Person and files.
Preparing the progress monitoring framework.
Reviewing the performance agreements of employees on quarterly.
Monitoring the daily production stats of the employees.
Drafting of the engagement letter/ Mandate with objectives and scope of work.
Meeting with the clients for the preliminary investigation
Liaising with other stakeholders such as, SAPS, Home Affairs
Department of Labour and SIU.
Conduct audit based investigations in accordance with approved investigations methodology.
Co-ordinate the forensic audit work with other units within the department, including Internal Audit.
Conducting forensic investigation for Gauteng and other regions when seconded.

REASON FOR WANTING
TO LEAVE: Career growth and development


NAME OF COMPANY: Department of Justice & Constitutional Development
No 329 Momentum Building, Corner Pretorius and Prinsloo, Pretoria, 0001

Forensic Auditor

August 2011 - February 2013

DUTIES: Receiving the alleged reported cases via the National Anti
Corruption Hotline.
Drafting of the engagement letter/ Mandate with objectives and scope of work.
Meeting with the clients for the preliminary investigation.
Collecting exhibits in a form of documents, statements and any other evidence.
Investigations and analysis of all appropriate evidence.
Conduct audit based investigations in accordance with approved investigations methodology.
Documenting the evidence, recommendations and conclusions in a form of report (quality report).
Administration of deceased estates and guardian funds, third party funds and vote funds.
Represent the department in the criminal and civil recovery processes.
Executing audit procedures in terms of the approved forensic project plan.
Provide input in the profiling of fraud risks and contributing in the early warning.
Co-ordinate the forensic audit work with other units within the department, including Internal Audit.
Conducting forensic investigation nationally.

REASON FOR WANTING
TO LEAVE: Better opportunity at SASSA

Forensic Investigator / Auditor

Gauteng Department of Finance

December 2008 - August 2011

No 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown Johannesburg, 2107

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT: 1 December 2008 - 14 August 2011

POSITION HELD: Forensic Investigator / Auditor
DUTIES: White collar crime investigations
Performance of forensic investigations in all the GPG departments
Receiving the alleged reported cases via the hotline
Drafting of the engagement letter
Meeting with the clients for the preliminary investigation
Investigations and analysis of all appropriate evidence
Documenting the evidence, recommendations and conclusions

Fraud prevention
Evaluate systems of control to determine potential weaknesses that may result in white collar crime such as fraud
Recommend improvements to controls that will reduce the risk of white collar crime.
Fraud awareness in all the GPG Departments and other Private institutions when sourced out

REASON FOR LEAVING: Career growth and salary adjustment


NAME OF COMPANY: Department of Education
No 111 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg, 2107

Internship

1 April

From November 2008

DUTIES: Requesting Forensic Services: Department of Finance to
Investigate the alleged cases

Request the audits
Follow up on all the reported cases
Recommended on the reported cases
Attend to all the criminal and civil cases through the line management department
Evaluation of adequacy of controls (Adequacy) and reporting on inadequate control
Testing of adequate controls determining whether they operate as intended (Effectiveness)
Reporting on ineffective controls

Field Worker - Human Sciences Research Council
Doing a research on HIV/AIDS
Interviewing clients at the ARV site in the Mpumalanga Province
Couriering of the completed sheets to the HSRC office in Pretoria
Collecting the stats of ARV users and doing a research on the HIV/AIDS pandemic

Landscaper and Horticulturalist - Bembani Sustainability Training
Identifying all the invasive alien plants that damages our indigenous ecosystem
Planting the indigenous plants in all the West Rand Hospitals and schools
Guiding the school learners to be environmentally friendly with the indigenous plants
Designing the garden for the workers to work on
Being able to identify which plants to be planted


REASON FOR LEAVING: Expiry of Internship

Client Serviced & Sections/ Divisions Audited
Gauteng Department of Education
• Procurement Section
• Misuse of the GG vehicles for personal use by the government employees
• Mismanagement of school funds by the school principal and other SGB members

Merafong Local Municipality
• Human Resource Management ( Leave Management, Service Benefits, Recruitment, Retention and Termination of Employees, tender awarding)

Department of Health and Social Development: Far East Rand Hospital
• Investigation into alleged Human Resource irregularities involving the personnel and Doctors

Department of Health and Social Development
• Investigation into alleged awarding of accommodation to Unisa students by the health officials colluding with the estate agent

Gauteng Department of Finance
•...

Projects

sindicate cases and psc cases via the fraud hotline

i receive the public service commission cases via the fraud hotline, please refer to the attached CV.

Qualifications & Certifications

Criminal Justice & Forensic

University of Johannesburg

Environmental Training

South African Biodiversity Institute

Horticulture

Durban Institute of Technology

Internal Auditing

North West Technikon

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