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COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Main suspect in Danish fraud case arrested on return home

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The main suspect in a huge fraud involving public money was arrested on her return to Copenhagen after she voluntarily left South Africa, a Danish prosecution authority said. The Serious Economic and International Crime unit wrote on Twitter that Britta Nielsen had landed in Denmark Friday, a day after a South African … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Main suspect in Danish fraud case arrested on return home

JOHANNESBURG | Main suspect in Danish fraud case to leave South Africa

JOHANNESBURG — A South African court has ruled that a Danish woman suspected of a huge fraud at home, can be sent to Denmark. The magistrate at Johannesburg’s Randburg court said Britta Nielsen will return to Denmark accompanied by a Danish police officer later Thursday. Piet du Plessi, Nielsen’s attorney, told court that the 64-year-old … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | Main suspect in Danish fraud case to leave South Africa

JOHANNESBURG | South Africa police confirm arrests of 2 Danish citizens

JOHANNESBURG— South Africa’s top police officer says officers arrested the adult son of a Danish woman suspected of a huge fraud at home, as he was about to leave the country with two diamonds in his luggage. Police minister Bheki Cele said Britta Nielsen, was arrested in Johannesburg Monday and had 648,700 rand in cash … Continue reading JOHANNESBURG | South Africa police confirm arrests of 2 Danish citizens