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.

Auditor general flags R25.7bn in irregular govt spending

2015-11-25 14:59

There's been irregular expenditure of R25.7bn across SA's national and provincial departments and public entities for the 2014-15 year, Auditor General Kimi Makwetu says.

Collusion to defraud medical aids increasing

2015-11-23 15:06

The Bonitas Medical Fund has a new plan to tackle the prevalence of healthcare fraud, including increasing collusion between medical aid members and healthcare providers.

Fraud case against Gandhi great-granddaughter postponed

2015-11-19 18:19

A great-granddaughter of human rights icon Mahatma Gandhi will be back in court next year to face charges of theft, fraud and forgery.

Gandhi's great-granddaughter back in court

2015-11-19 06:35

The great-granddaughter of human rights icon Mahatma Gandhi, Ashish Lata Ramgobin, is scheduled to appear in the Durban Magistrate's Court on charges of theft, fraud and forgery.

Alleged bogus doctor to appear in court

2015-11-11 09:32

A Nigerian man who allegedly pretended to be a doctor at a Limpopo hospital is expected to apply for bail in a Polokwane court after apparently trying to bribe officials.

Increase in business identity theft

2015-10-26 17:49

South African businesses have noted an increase in corporate identity theft incidents over the past year, according to a survey.

Northern Cape legislature officials in court for fraud

2015-10-19 11:45

Three former Northern Cape legislature office workers are expected to appear in a Kimberley court on fraud charges.

Capicall in fraud case

2015-10-12 09:00

A Pietermaritzburg pensioner has opened a case of fraud after he was debited more than R3 000 by a call centre he says he has never heard of.

R10.8bn flows out of SA illegally

2015-09-29 12:25

A total of R10.8bn has been illegally transferred out of South Africa during the past year, according to National Police Commissioner General Riah Phiyega.


Former Sars official arrested for R5m VAT fraud

2015-11-27 17:30

A former South African Revenue Service official is expected to appear in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on R5m VAT fraud charge.

Bail for ‘coffee mafia’

2015-11-24 13:39

A businessman with ties to both Pietermaritzburg and Durban stands accused of stealing 21 000 kg of coffee beans destined for coffee manufacturer Nestle South Africa.

Keep your bank card close this festive season

2015-11-23 07:58

Card fraud may be declining, but you still need to be vigilant. Never let anyone help you enter your PIN at an ATM, writes Neesa Moodley.

Thieves use minister’s name to defraud service providers

2015-11-19 11:59

“Unscrupulous syndicates” have been using Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s name to con businesses, with one business losing R112 000 a week ago.

More charges could be added against 'bogus' doctor

2015-11-11 22:27

More charges may be added against a Nigerian man who allegedly pretended to be a doctor at a Limpopo hospital, the Polokwane Magistrate's Court has heard.

Learner driver pays R3 500 for licence

2015-11-04 15:55

A licensing official and a driving school instructor have been arrested in a sting operation after taking a R3 500 bribe from a driver's licence applicant.

News24 article leads to fraud ring bust

2015-10-20 16:22

A group of men thought to be behind a tanzanite fraud syndicate have been busted in a police sting on Durban’s beach front.

McBride letter: Phiyega protected 'corrupt' cops

2015-10-13 14:39

National police commissioner General Riah Phiyega should be placed on precautionary suspension for failing to take action against three KwaZulu-Natal officers allegedly implicated in corruption, a letter written by Robert McBride to the police minister says.

Lone image key in search for tanzanite scam 'kingpin'

2015-10-05 15:52

A single image of a man known as “Katonga” - thought to be at the centre of a tanzanite fraud ring - is the sole clue leading investigators on their hunt for the group.

19-year career allegedly with someone else's matric results

2015-09-23 21:15

A month before his retirement, a senior University of Limpopo official has been arrested for using someone else’s matric certificate to get the job he held for 19 years.

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