Uber goes on rare legal offensive, suing ad agency for fraud

2017-09-19 11:55

Uber is accustomed to getting sued. Now it’s doing the suing. And it’s partly thanks to Breitbart News.

The rise of SIM-swap fraud

2017-09-06 14:52

Increasingly, criminals are using fraudulent SIM swaps to access consumers’ online banking accounts.

Government employee arrested for bursary fraud

2017-09-02 11:13

A Department of Health official from Kimberly has been arrested by the Hawks for alleged bursary fraud.

Eskom tenders contracted to losing bidders

2017-08-27 06:00

Two companies owned by black women, which were awarded Eskom tenders totalling R64m, subcontracted the bulk of their work to a losing bidder – a multinational company – allegedly without declaring it to the state-owned enterprise

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.


IEC officials on trial for electoral fraud

2017-09-14 11:22

Four Independent Electoral Commission officials are on trial for electoral fraud in the Metsimaholo Municipality in the Free State.

UK seeks tougher laws on corporate financial crime

2017-09-04 12:15

Prosecutors and anti-corruption lobbyists have pressed the government to widen UK corporate liability laws to make them more akin to the US.

Former KZN school headmaster loses bid to slash fraud charges

2017-08-30 21:22

Former Glenwood High School headmaster Trevor Kershaw, who is accused of defrauding the school out of more than R5m, has failed to convince a magistrate that he will not get a fair trial.

Investors dump Steinhoff on CEO fraud report

2017-08-24 17:40

Steinhoff International shares have slumped the most on record after reports that CEO Markus Jooste is among employees being investigated in a 2015 case tied to possible fraud.

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.

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