ARTICLES RELATING TO FRAUD

Cape Town siblings' fraud case postponed

2016-11-30 19:34

Two siblings accused of siphoning about R3m from the City of Cape Town will return to court next year, as investigations against them continue.

Last hope for Fidentia shareholders

2016-11-20 07:08

A run-down hotel in Paarl is the last asset set to be auctioned off in an attempt to compensate victims of the firm’s fraudulent conduct.

Raymond Suttner: Zuma is running out of options, ANC is imploding. What might be next?

2016-11-07 10:45

Talk is turning to whether President Jacob Zuma will end up back in court, as well as who will steer the ANC and South Africa out of the mess left behind, says an analyst.

Moyane served: Corruption Watch to lay criminal charges. Has till 1 Nov to respond.

2016-10-28 11:31

Corruption Watch intends to lay criminal charges against SARS commissioner Tom Moyane and has given him the opportunity to respond by no later than 1 November 2016.

The intended consequences: Ben Trovato’s open letter to NPA boss Shaun Abrahams

2016-10-24 10:55

Ben Trovato pens this satirical piece aimed at NPA boss Shaun Abrahams following the trumped up charges of fraud against Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

NPA can’t win fraud, theft case against Pravin Gordhan: Expert legal analysis

2016-10-18 14:43

A legal expert analyses the legalities on the jurisdiction of the NPA and the Hawks, concluding that the law in this case is being used as an instrument for political gain.

Prasa wastes billions in irregular spending

2016-10-03 18:39

The Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa has incurred billions of rand in irregular expenditure in the most recent financial year.

Millions 'disappear' from Cape estate agency account

2016-09-09 16:20

The owner of a Cape Town real estate agency says he was shocked to discover that millions have "disappeared" from his trust account.

Numsa KZN secretary in court for fraud

2016-08-31 16:06

A senior KwaZulu-Natal Numsa official has appeared in the Durban Specialised Commercial Crime Court on charges of defrauding his bodyguard, the Hawks said.

PE lawyer finally sentenced for trust fraud

2016-08-21 21:42

Attorney Pumla Silinga – the fugitive wife of Coega CEO Pepi Silinga – has been sentenced to an effective six years’ imprisonment on charges of fraud.

 

Naspers issues scam alert

2016-11-21 09:47

Internet and media giant Naspers has issued a fraud alert, warning South Africans of a scam that promises high returns on share trades made on their behalf.

Time to decolonise tax system? SA tax collection is ‘inherently unfair’, argues top academic

2016-11-16 14:00

SA's tax collection system needs far more reform than is currently being pursued. An analyst highlights some of the features that make it inherently unfair to many groups.

Crisis due to cheque fraud

2016-10-28 16:48

A Fin24 user from Durban was shocked to discover that his business became the target of cheque fraud of R58 000.

Dark clouds ahead: SA’s worst case scenario. A Zupta jamboree

2016-10-24 20:02

What will happen if SA is effectively captured? An analyst paints a bleak future where all President Jacob Zuma’s plans bear fruit and Treasury gets looted.

Officials on high alert over matric fraud

2016-10-23 06:00

All schools in which group copying by pupils occurred in the past two years have been flagged as “high risk” and geared to be closely monitored by education officials in a bid to curb cheating and fraud in matric exams, which started this week.

Gordhan will stand his ground

2016-10-16 07:16

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has vowed to fight the fraud charges laid against him and use the same spirit to convince credit rating agencies in the coming weeks.

Tax service agent sentenced for stealing returns

2016-09-22 22:21

A former tax service agent employed by SARS was jailed for four years by the Bellville Regional Court for stealing over R50 000 from four taxpayers.

The fight for what’s right in Madiba’s honour

2016-09-04 08:09

The retiring army officer thought he had it made when he cleared out his office and found an “arrest warrant” made out for South Africa’s most famed fugitive, Nelson Mandela.

Police ministry's chief of staff a convicted fraudster

2016-08-30 13:00

The man tasked with running Nathi Nhleko's police ministry is a convicted fraudster who was sentenced to four years’ imprisonment in 2002.

Pretoria woman causes a stink with R32K nappy scam

2016-08-20 11:40

A 23-year-old woman has appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court for allegedly conning an online buyer out of more than R30 000 in a nappy order which never materialised.

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