CPS loses bid to appeal against R316m repayment to Sassa
Appeal court rejects move by Cash Paymaster Services to contest order to pay back the money
The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed a bid by Cash Paymaster Services (CPS), which used to administer social grants, to appeal against a judgment that it repay R316m to the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).
In March 2018, the high court in Johannesburg found that R316m in “irregular expenditure” was paid to CPS by Sassa, which is responsible for disbursing welfare grants. ..