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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.

Eskom chair and wife in 'sham' documents court case

2017-05-24 16:40

Liquidators appointed to wind up a mining company owned by Eskom chair Ben Ngubane and wife Sheila are pressing ahead with a court application in which they have accused the couple of using 'sham' documents to lay claim to lucrative mining rights.

SA posts R4.5bn credit, debit card fraud over 7 years

2017-05-07 06:10

South Africans have lost almost R4.5 billion to credit and debit card fraud since 2010, the latest fraud data from the SA Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) show.

Court holds municipal workers liable for costs of 'wasteful litigation'

2017-05-03 22:23

A recent Durban High Court ruling could make municipal employees think twice before they engage in “wasteful litigation” to stop the review of improperly awarded tenders.

SIM-swap scams: How Vodacom protects you

2017-05-03 15:36

SIM-swap fraud complaints seem to be on the rise with a growing number of victims coming forward to share their dreadful experiences. Vodacom offers some helpful tips.

Buffalo City ex-mayor in court on fraud charges

2017-04-25 19:10

A former Buffalo City metro mayor, four senior municipal employees and a local lawyer have appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court on fraud charges.

 

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.

Ex-security company boss in massive fraud, firearms matter back in hot water

2017-05-18 12:05

The police's national investigation unit is probing the former head of the Red Ants, in a mammoth matter stretching across provinces and involving firearms and fraud totalling millions.

KZN treasury probing R6.9bn fraud

2017-05-03 22:51

KwaZulu-Natal’s treasury is investigating fraud and corruption amounting to R6.9bn, finance MEC Belinda Scott told a sitting of the legislature.

8 years for woman who defrauded company of R2m

2017-05-03 18:29

A clerk at a North West milling business has been jailed for eight years for defrauding her employer of R2m.

ALERT: Bank clients cautioned amid SIM-swap attacks

2017-05-03 05:00

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre has cautioned bank clients not to click on any hyperlinks in emails purporting to come from a bank.

New charge of fraud in Thulsie twins case

2017-04-25 14:14

The State has added a new charge of fraud in the case of twin brothers accused of planning to set off explosives at a US embassy and at "Jewish institutions".

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