Need a driver’s licence? Touts are selling them on social media

Syndicates are brazenly touting licences for sale on social media despite several arrests at driving licensing testing centres in Gauteng last year. In this audio, a man tells an undercover reporter that he will write the test of behalf of his son. Full story in the Sunday Times.
4 Mar 8AM English South Africa News · Daily News

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