Businessman Deon Pillay, Esizwe Technology (Pty) Ltd’s sole director, appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Gauteng on Monday.
He allegedly failed to deliver 570 desktop computers to the City of Johannesburg that paid more than R7.5 million.
After five minutes on the dock, the case was postponed to the 19th of October for disclosure.
The businessman faces charges of fraud, theft, and the contravention of the Prevention of Organised Crimes Act.
On Tuesday, Pillay was granted an R50 000 bail.
“The core business of Mustek in the sale and distribution of computers and electronic products via its network of approximately 6 000 accredited dealers,” said Phindi Mjonondwane, Regional NPA spokesperson.
The City of Johannesburg was a client of Esizwe and has paid for almost 600 desktop computers. Esizwe allegedly didn’t deliver the computers resulting in the municipality enduring a financial loss.