ARTICLES RELATING TO FRAUD

Prasa alleges fraud in R4bn of tenders

2016-02-08 09:18

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has asked the High Court to declare two contracts awarded to a security company invalid.

Two in court for R8m tax fraud

2016-02-05 12:06

Two men are expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for allegedly defrauding the SA Revenue Service of almost R8m.

Mpuma Hawks boss fired for fraudulent travel claims

2016-02-03 09:17

The former Hawks boss in Mpumalanga, Major General Simon Mapyane, has been axed for submitting fraudulent travel claims.

Improve card security, prevent fraud

2016-01-26 16:29

Banks walk a fine line between the efficient processing of card transactions worldwide, while still effectively preventing fraud, explains an expert.

Iata tackles fraudulent payments

2016-01-07 18:14

The International Air Transport Association is expanding its activities to prevent payment fraud in the air travel industry.

Couple in court over alleged R51m VAT scam

2015-12-22 15:32

Businesses scamming Sars have been sent a warning, after two people appeared in court for allegedly defrauding the national fiscus of about R51m.

Rogue pharma boss arrested in New York

2015-12-17 15:52

Martin Shkreli, the man who bought the rights of a rare life saving drug and hiked the price by 5 000%, has been arrested by the FBI after an investigation involving his former hedge fund and company he headed.

Fraud: clerk to pay up

2015-12-10 09:30

A former Voortrekker High School accounts clerk was found guilty of defrauding the school by funneling payments meant for creditors to her own bank account.

Father, daughter face 102 charges of fraud, theft

2015-12-08 16:55

A father and his daughter have appeared briefly in court where they are facing 102 charges of fraud and theft.

Manhunt on for KZN official who allegedly stole R7.5m

2015-12-02 14:21

Police are hot on the heels of a KwaZulu-Natal government employee linked to the disappearance of R7.5m of taxpayer’s money.

 

Former SARS employee gets two years for fraud

2016-02-05 18:38

A former SARS employee who defrauded the revenue service of over R700 000 has been sentenced to two years behind bars.

WATCH: Robbers dressed as pastors unmasked by Kenyan villagers

2016-02-04 12:09

Five alleged robbers have been arrested in western Kenya after masquerading as pastors.

Top three fraud scams to take note of

2016-01-29 15:56

Fraudsters are capitalising on consumers with a more relaxed attitude, warns Kevin Hogan, fraud risk manager at Investec Private Banking.

Former ANC bigwig back in court for fraud

2016-01-25 05:27

The three-year long trial of ANC Northern Cape chairperson John Block and his co-accused, in which they were found guilty of fraud and corruption, is finally coming to an end, with sentencing due to start.

Apple to pay Italy €318m after tax fraud probe

2015-12-30 14:36

Apple has agreed to pay Italy €318m to settle a tax dispute after the US tech giant was investigated for suspected fraud, the country's tax agency says.

NWU given ultimatum on R10m fraud audit report

2015-12-20 13:30

A non-profit organisation has given North West University 48-hours to publish an audit into allegations of fraud involving R10m.

Cogta’s R7,5 mln theft accused appears in court

2015-12-13 22:43

Ex-KZN government employee Patricia Nokwazi Chuli (30) appeared in court here on Friday charged with stealing R7,5 million from the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta).

Student warns of modelling scam

2015-12-09 09:30

''I don't want this to happen to anybody else,” says a student who thought she had found a way to pay next year's university fees when she was promised tens of thousands by a ''modelling agent''.

Cogta swindled of R7,5 mln

2015-12-03 12:31

Police have embarked on a massive manhunt for a former provincial government employee who is believed to be linked to the disappearance of R7,5 million from the Department of Co-operative ­Governance and Traditional Affairs.

Teacher in fraud probe

2015-11-28 11:00

Parents at a local private school are fuming after a teacher not only allegedly admitted to stealing more than R1 million, but also conned her pupils and colleagues into thinking she had cancer with only four months to live.

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