New Zealand political leader resigns after revealing past welfare fraud

2017-08-09 13:44

The co-leader of New Zealand's Green Party has resigned three weeks after confessing she committed welfare fraud as a struggling young mother more than 20 years ago.

SETA board to probe CEO

2017-08-06 06:01

A CEO of a sector education and training authority (Seta) is under investigation for allegedly failing to declare his interests in a company that made millions from the Seta he runs.

Admissions scam uncovered at UKZN’s medical school

2017-08-03 20:08

One member of staff at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has been dismissed and 18 others served with letters of intention to suspend them for their alleged involvement in the sale of places at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, the university’s vice chancellor says.

EFF student command pursue charges against UJ senior officials

The EFF student command from the University of Johannesburg's Auckland Park campus are opening cases of money laundering and fraud at the Brixton Police station against two senior members following fraud allegations.

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Collaboration needed to combat medical aid fraud - experts

2017-07-30 17:52

Fraud, waste, abuse, and irregular payments within the healthcare sector are slowly crippling the industry, says the Board of Healthcare Funders.

Thai court to charge disgraced ex-monk with rape, fraud

2017-07-20 14:56

A Thai court was set to charge a disgraced ex-monk with raping an underage girl, fraud and money laundering after he was extradited from the United States.

MTN urges customers to be vigilant of new SIM swap scam

2017-07-18 07:07

Mobile service provider MTN has warned customers of a SIM swap scam which seeks to obtain people's private information.

Northern Cape police clerks found guilty of defrauding SAPS

2017-06-27 20:53

Two clerks attached to the public order police unit have been found guilty of defrauding the SA Police Service, the Northern Cape Hawks say.

Barclays, former CEO charged with fraud

2017-06-20 18:37

Barclays bank and former executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud when they asked Qatar for $7.7bn to avoid a government bailout.

JSE-listed miner to recover millions from ex-director after fraud

2017-05-30 07:47

Sentula Mining has identified assets that could be sold to recover some of the R383m in civil damages being sought from a former director.


UDF veterans demand that NPA reinstates 783 charges against Zuma

2017-08-07 17:14

A group of United Democratic Front veterans are demanding that NPA head Shaun Abrahams drop his appeal against the reinstatement of 783 fraud and corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, and resume the case against him immediately.

Spy boss' fake papers

2017-08-06 06:01

Fraudulent top secret security clearance certificates have allegedly been issued to top intelligence officials, letter reveals.

EU bank suspects VW fraud in Dieselgate scandal

2017-08-01 22:15

The European Investment Bank says it suspects Volkswagen may have fraudulently secured a loan of €400m to develop technology used to cheat EU emissions tests.

UJ denies suspending fraud accused managers

2017-07-31 16:48

The University of Johannesburg has denied suspending two senior council members over alleged fraud, involving a reported R25m.

Eskom warns of banking scam

2017-07-28 13:55

Eskom has warned consumers of a banking scam where fraudsters are using its name and logo in an attempt to steal from unsuspecting customers.

Fraud costs private healthcare R22bn - SIU

2017-07-18 13:11

At least 7% of all medical claims in South Africa are fraudulent, with the total fraud costs in the private healthcare system estimated at R22bn each year.

Moment of truth for Tigon saga in sight

2017-06-30 10:51

Porritt seems at the end of his tether.

RECAP: Barclay's recent scandals

2017-06-20 18:43

As Barclays faces another legal battle, here is a look back at the scandals that have rocked the London-based bank in recent years.

Major exam fraud uncovered at Financial Planning Institute

2017-06-16 13:35

Major exam fraud was uncovered at the Financial Planning Institute of South Africa which will lead to the prosecution of some of its staff members.

Unemployed scammed by bogus ads for hospital jobs

2017-05-25 13:18

The Department of Health has issued warnings about fraudulent advertisements for jobs in the health industry that are scamming people out of thousands.

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