ARTICLES RELATING TO HAWKS

Post Bank fraudsters get hefty sentences

2015-06-25 19:57

The ringleader of a major scam to defraud Post Bank, and the eight employees who helped him pull it off, have received hefty prison sentences.

Hawks drop Fifa probe

2015-06-14 15:15

The Hawks are halting their preliminary investigation into the Fifa bribery scandal – specifically into allegations that South Africa paid a $10?million bribe to secure the rights to host the 2010 soccer World Cup.

Two nabbed after insurance group extortion scam

2015-06-11 11:24

Two men are to appear in court after allegedly attempting to extort $1m from the holding company of SA's most prominent insurance brands.

Hawks look into Fifa bribery, deny formal probe

2015-06-04 18:39

The Hawks are looking into allegations that the South African Football Association (Safa) was involved in the Fifa bribery scandal, but denied a formal probe had been started.

Man arrested for hit on anti-poaching investigator

2015-05-22 16:13

The Hawks have confirmed that one of three suspected killers of rhino poaching investigator Constable Joseph Baloyi has been arrested.

McBride lodges stay application at disciplinary hearing

2015-05-21 09:12

Suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride's lawyer has lodged a bid to halt his client's disciplinary hearing.

Police minister's SCA bid dismissed

2015-05-13 19:54

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's bid to appeal a high court decision that Hawks boss Anwa Dramat's suspension was invalid has been dismissed by the Supreme Court of Appeals.

Former Hawks officer jailed for 10 years

2015-04-24 15:34

A former Hawks officer who took a R500 bribe during an undercover police operation has effectively been jailed for 10 years.

Hawks boss quits

2015-04-21 16:16

Lieutenant General Anwa Dramat has officially resigned as head of the Hawks, police commissioner Riah Phiyega has announced.

Louka not in good condition - Hawks

2015-04-07 14:13

George Louka, who faces a murder charge for Teazers boss Lolly Jackson's killing, is in hospital and being looked after by the state, the Hawks have confirmed.

 

Cato Manor case back in court

2015-06-23 07:26

The 26 members of the so-called Cato Manor death squad are expected back in the High Court in Durban.

Sibiya present at Zim arrests, hearing told

2015-06-11 14:42

The internal disciplinary hearing of suspended Gauteng Hawks head Shadrack Sibiya has heard that the he was present at the arrest of a group of Zimbabweans allegedly subjected to an illegal rendition.

Cellphone records presented at Sibiya's disciplinary hearing

2015-06-10 21:21

Cellphone records have been presented at the disciplinary hearing of suspended Gauteng Hawks head Major General Shadrack Sibiya to prove that he was not involved in the arrest of Zimbabweans subjected to rendition.

Hawks swoop on R8m bank fraud syndicate

2015-05-27 12:09

Six members of a national bank fraud syndicate have been arrested in a sting at a bank in Durban North by a team of forensic investigators, as well as members of the Hawks and Crime Intelligence.

McBride’s disciplinary hearing postponed

2015-05-21 14:26

The disciplinary hearing of suspended Independent Police Investigative Directorate head Robert McBride over a controversial report on the rendition of Zimbabweans has been postponed to July.

Hawks investigating Sars spy allegations

2015-05-19 18:50

The Hawks are investigating accusations of illegal spy activities at the SA Revenue Service, the crime fighting unit has announced.

Plot to assassinate senior KZN Hawks investigator uncovered

2015-04-24 15:59

A plot to assassinate the deputy head of the Hawks in KwaZulu-Natal - at the helm of a high-profile taxi murder investigation in Newcastle - has been uncovered.

Former Hawks captain guilty of extortion

2015-04-23 19:59

A former Hawks officer has been found guilty of extortion by a Cape Town court, for taking a R50 bribe.

KZN Hawks boss goes on offensive

2015-04-17 17:08

KwaZulu-Natal Hawks boss Johan Booysen has delivered the latest legal salvo in the pitched battle to keep his job.

NPA has no agenda against Jiba - Nxasana

2015-03-27 13:23

Assertions that the NPA is driving an agenda against deputy National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) Nomgcobo Jiba are incorrect, NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana says.

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