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.

Msunduzi employee sentenced for overtime claims fraud

2016-07-29 09:54

The Durban Specialised Commercial Crimes Court sentenced a municipal employee to five years’ imprisonment or a R40 000 fine after he was found guilty of submitting false overtime claims for two years.

7 scams which could cost you your savings

2016-07-22 14:52

It’s the ultimate nightmare: you or your elderly parents losing your life savings in some scam. Here’s why people fall for these things.

Invoice fraud rife in SA gold exports - UN report

2016-07-20 20:06

South Africa was fingered in a report for flagrant discrepancies between its official trade statistics of gold exports versus records of its trading partners.


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.

Nigerian behind $60 million online fraud network arrested

2016-08-01 12:54

The man behind an online fraud network which operated from Nigeria, South Africa and Malaysia to engineer scams worth more than $60 million has been arrested.

R250m VAT fraudster's sentence should be a lesson - NPA and Hawks

2016-07-23 08:33

The 20-year jail term handed down to convicted fraudster Johannes van Staden has been welcomed by both the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority.

PICS: Police seize 4 brand new Land Rovers worth R3m

2016-07-22 10:56

Western Cape police have seized four brand new Land Rover Defenders in Cape Town, following an investigation into fraudulent import and export deals.

This conwoman stole my dad’s life savings, avoided jail and preys on elders

2016-07-19 07:21

Dianne Bayley shares the details of how her father was stung by callous conwoman Micha McKerr, a chameleon who specialises in stealing from the elderly.

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