ARTICLES RELATING TO FRAUD

Civil servants warned against lying about qualifications

2015-03-04 16:51

An increasing number of civil servants are lying about their qualifications, the communications department says.

China's graft-buster targets 26 state firms

2015-02-12 20:05

China's top anti-corruption watchdog has targeted 26 of the biggest state-owned firms, including telecoms, energy, and manufacturers for inaugural inspections.

Conman offers city jobs for R200 registration fee

2015-02-11 20:43

Cape Town job-seekers are falling victim to a conman, who is offering job opportunities as city fire-fighters at a cost of R200, according to the City of Cape Town.

Former attorney appears for fraud

2015-01-27 22:19

An attorney struck from the roll 11 years ago, but who allegedly continued to practise as a "legal adviser", has appeared in a Cape Town court, facing five counts of fraud.

Municipal manager appears for graft

2015-01-17 06:59

An Mbombela local municipality manager has appeared in the Nelspruit District Court for alleged fraud and corruption.

R1.4m bond application caused suspicion

2015-01-14 20:23

An application for a R1.4m bond for a home priced at R820 000 created a suspicion of fraud, the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town has heard.

Uncle allegedly influenced nephew to commit fraud

2015-01-12 20:10

A man who was allegedly influenced by his uncle to fraudulently obtain a homeowner bond has testified against his uncle in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

Arrested RBS forex trader named as Paul Nash

2015-01-08 20:14

Royal Bank of Scotland currency trader Paul Nash has become the first individual arrested in a global inquiry into alleged manipulation in the foreign exchange market.

Don't get scammed while chilling on the beach

2014-12-29 11:35

Consumers should remain vigilant when it comes to safeguarding their personal banking details and their cards this festive season.

UK targets financial fraud with police unit

2014-12-19 10:15

Britain is to set up a specialist police unit focused on corruption and bribery, aiming to bolster its defences against white-collar crime in the financial sector.

 

Jamaican extradited to US on fraud charges

2015-02-13 11:25

A Jamaican man accused of cheating Americans in a lottery scheme has been extradited to the US, the first such action by Jamaica in a crackdown on global fraud.

Couple accused of defrauding Venezuelan farmer

2015-02-11 21:24

A man and his wife are expected to appear in a Limpopo court for allegedly defrauding a farmer in Venezuela of over R180 000.

Incentive for whistle-blowers lacking - Malunga

2015-01-28 18:30

There are not enough incentives for people to expose corruption, Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga says.

Online dating scammer in court

2015-01-21 18:23

A man accused of committing fraud during an online dating scam has made his first appearance in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Cape Town.

Brown's bail application withdrawn

2015-01-15 20:00

Former Fidentia chief executive J Arthur Brown's lawyers has withdrawn his urgent bail application in the Western Cape High Court, Eyewitness News reports.

Nephew continues testimony in fraud case

2015-01-13 18:40

A man implicated in an alleged bond scam has continued his testimony against his uncle in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crime Court, Cape Town.

SABC hit by another resignation

2015-01-11 13:50

The embattled national broadcaster – the SABC - has been dealt another blow with the resignation of a high-profile board member.

Hospital staff strike over alleged fraud

2015-01-04 13:00

Kinshasa hospital staff have gone on strike after the hospital's bank accounts were frozen for alleged tax fraud, preventing it from paying employees.

RBS traders could be punished in FX probe

2014-12-23 19:19

Six Royal Bank of Scotland employees could face disciplinary action as part of an inquiry into failings in its foreign exchange trading.

Avon settles over bribe probe

2014-12-18 14:15

US authorities have fined Avon $135m to settle a corruption probe in China after it became known the company had bribed officials.

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