ARTICLES RELATING TO FRAUD

Trust in SA institutions leads to ID theft - expert

2015-07-29 12:51

The trust South Africans place in state and private institutions may make people more vulnerable to identity theft, says a local expert.

E-commerce security important

2015-07-28 18:32

A key element of establishing credibility in the e-commerce market is robust security, says an expert.

Put Lianné Greyling behind bars - prosecutor

2015-07-27 15:27

Prosecutor Vic de Bruyn has urged the Bloemfontein Regional Court to send convicted thief and fraudster Lianné Greyling to prison for aggravation of sentence.

Bloem businesswoman to be sentenced for fraud

2015-07-22 11:17

The sentencing of Bloemfontein fraudster and thief, Lianné Greyling, is expected to begin in a regional court. She was found guilty of 12 charges of fraud and 12 of theft.

Busted: Fake mechanic tricked women drivers

2015-07-16 07:50

A fake mechanic, who defrauded dozens of female drivers, has been indicted in Hungary. Has a mechanic ever taken you for a ride?

4 Cape Town clerks in dock for fraudulent taxi licences

2015-07-14 14:21

Four council officials are expected to appear in court in Cape Town after reportedly being arrested on charges relating to fraud and corruption.

India's top court orders investigation into job scam, deaths

2015-07-09 14:25

India's top court has ordered a federal investigation into a multimillion-dollar college admission and government job recruitment scandal said to be linked to dozens of mysterious deaths.

Staff member steals more than R1m from company

2015-07-07 12:08

A staff member's theft of just over R1m from Kay Makan Electronics supply caused the company's four businesses to close and for its 70 staff to be retrenched, a Pietermaritzburg court has heard.

Telkom CEO denies car fraud allegations

2015-07-06 10:36

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has denied allegations of car fraud after reports that he is facing charges of cloning car licence plates to avoid traffic fines.

At least 150 SABC staff defrauded its medical aid

2015-06-19 13:19

The SABC has vowed to act against at least 150 staff members who have defrauded its Medscheme, and says it will expand its corruption probe.

 

Serial fraudster takes cops for a ride - for 14 years

2015-07-29 08:56

A ‘cunning and manipulative’ 50-year-old man, who was allegedly supplying information to the police on a number of high-profile cases, has been arrested for fraud, Gauteng police say.

Taiwan food boss jailed over 'gutter oil' scandal

2015-07-28 10:01

A court has sentenced the head of a Taiwanese company to 20 years in jail for his role at the centre of a ‘gutter oil’ scandal that gripped the island's food industry and brought down a minister.

Eskom warns of scam

2015-07-23 20:00

Eskom has warned those doing business with it or any of its subsidiaries of fraudsters operating under the guise of a magazine.

Mpumalanga speaker, ex EFF chief whip face fraud charges

2015-07-22 11:11

A fraud and corruption case has been opened against Mpumalanga provincial legislature speaker Thandi Shongwe for her alleged failure to evict former EFF member Ayanda Shabalala from a state house she occupied before defecting to the ANC.

Bail for Cape Town licensing officials facing 118 charges

2015-07-15 12:59

Four vehicle licensing officials have been released on R3 000 bail after appearing in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on 118 charges of fraud, corruption and defeating the ends of justice.

Details revealed of Telkom CEO car fraud charges

2015-07-10 13:36

Sipho Maseko, the chief executive officer of Telkom, has been accused of unlawfully driving a car with falsified licence plates and deceiving law enforcement agencies.

Fin24 users: Microsoft phone scammers ‘persistent’

2015-07-09 06:45

Phone scammers pretending to be Microsoft officials are persistent and willing to go to great lengths to swindle people of their hard earned money, say Fin24 users.

Theft by accounts clerk behind Kay Makan stores’ final closure

2015-07-07 09:37

THE downfall of one of Pietermaritzburg’s household business names, Kay Makan Electronics, was allegedly caused by an employee who stole more than R1 million in three years.

Judgment expected in John Block fraud case

2015-06-24 05:33

Judgment is expected to be handed down in the trial of ANC provincial chairperson John Block, Alvin Botes and Trifecta director Christo Scholtz who are accused of fraud, corruption and money laundering.

Contracts worth R165m awarded to Free State councillors and their families

2015-06-10 14:38

More than 200 municipal contracts in the Free State have been awarded to councillors, employees and close family in the past year, the Auditor General says.

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