ARTICLES RELATING TO FRAUD

Standard Bank steps up fraud controls as losses to fines mount

2016-05-26 12:53

Standard Bank is bolstering internal controls after shareholders criticised managers and executives at Africa’s biggest bank by assets for a series of fines and losses tied to fraud.

Fraud: Malawi's deputy ambassador to Ethiopia arrested

2016-05-25 11:51

Police officials in Malawi have arrested Doreen Kapanga, the country's deputy ambassador to Ethiopia, in connection with the alleged theft of K293 million from the embassy.

Standard Bank Japan scam ‘well planned’ - Sabric

2016-05-23 13:01

A R300m card fraud hit on Standard Bank in Japan is an incident of transnational organised crime that was well planned and executed, says a local banking risk body.

Cape couple arrested after 'insurance fraud' raids

2016-05-22 18:06

A Cape Town couple has been arrested for alleged insurance fraud, the Hawks say after officers executed search and seizure warrants at two places, one in Vredenburg and the other in Bellville.

Another delay in 'jobs-for-cash' report - Motshekga

2016-05-10 16:24

The long-awaited release of the report on the "jobs-for-cash" scandal that rocked the education sector has been delayed again because unions want more time to respond, minister Angie Motshekga says.

Zuma graft charges ruling expected on Friday

2016-04-28 10:40

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to rule on Friday on the DA's application to have the decision to drop corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma reviewed.

Peugeot, Citroen raided by anti-fraud squad

2016-04-22 09:54

French automaker PSA Group, the maker of Peugeot and Citroen cars, said its offices were raided by France's anti-fraud squad as part of a probe into emissions.

Questions over senior city official’s past ‘salary’

2016-04-18 11:02

Controversial Msunduzi deputy municipal manager Dr Ray Ngcobo has left a trail of questions surrounding his former employment at the Sisonke Development Agency (SDA).

China's Bank of Tianjin faces $121m fraud

2016-04-12 12:15

China's Bank of Tianjin has been defrauded of more than $120m, the third such giant crime against banks in the country this year.

Mahlaba kept out of office

2016-04-12 12:04

The head of Msunduzi’s Internal Audit Unit was on Monday refused entry to municipal premises.

 

Malawi diplomat's arrest: Investigations continue

2016-05-25 14:17

Police in Malawi say investigations into the fraud allegations leveled against the country's deputy ambassador to Ethiopia are set to continue, following her arrest.

Japan an alluring target for Standard Bank ATM thieves

2016-05-24 16:48

Criminals who stole millions of dollars from ATMs across Japan in a three-hour spree probably chose the country because banks consider it a low fraud risk, experts say.

Standard Bank victim of R300m fraud in Japan

2016-05-23 09:50

Standard Bank has confirmed that it was a victim of a sophisticated, coordinated fraud incident.

How shopper was duped into parting with cash

2016-05-20 15:53

A shopper who has been duped by fraudsters to part with her hard-earned cash, bank card and pin has come forward to warn other shoppers of a "discount voucher" scam.

Architect of fake satanic child porn ring pleads guilty

2016-05-10 15:37

The alleged architect of a fictional satanic child porn ring, who raised money to help its "victims", has pleaded guilty to charges of fraud during a brief appearance in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Deutsche Bank co-CEO, ex-officials cleared in fraud case

2016-04-25 13:08

Deutsche Bank co-CEO and four former bank officials have been acquitted of charges that they lied to judges during a decade-long dispute with a German media mogul.

Warning over rising SA mobile banking fraud

2016-04-21 12:47

Local bank customers must pay closer attention to their mobile security, the South African Bank Information Centre has said.

City bidding war not so tender

2016-04-14 12:30

The Msunduzi Municipality’s planned sale of the old polocrosse fields may be the city’s biggest development for years to come, but the sale has become embroiled in claims of fraud.

Allegations of conspiracy

2016-04-12 12:04

Suspended head of Msunduzi’s Internal Audit Unit Petrus Mahlaba believes “certain individuals” have embarked on an orchestrated plan to frustrate an ongoing investigation into fraud and corruption in the municipality.

Seven ways to guard your assets against cyber-criminals

2016-04-12 10:30

As more individuals opt to do online banking, Trevor Damon, head of fraud strategy: WIMI at Barclays Africa Group, shares seven ways you can protect your accounts and money.

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