Johannesburg - Former estate agent Wendy Machanik's criminal
case is set to continue in the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court
Machanik and the chief financial officer of Wendy Machanik
Property Holdings, also its chief financial officer, Bruce Bernstein, had their
case postponed in October last year.
This was to allow the defence counsel to submit
representations to the National Director of Public Prosecutions.
The two face charges that include conspiracy to commit
fraud, failing to keep accounting records and failing to reflect over 100
transfers between the trust account and business account.
Machanik is out on bail of R25 000 and Bernstein is out on
R5 000 bail.
The high court in Johannesburg made a final order in May
last year, prohibiting Wendy Machanik Property Holdings or Machanik herself
from operating "trust, savings accounts or other interest-bearing
The high court ruled Machanik should not be granted a
fidelity fund certificate for 2011, which would have allowed her to operate as
an estate agent.