ARTICLES RELATING TO THEFT

SA Victims of Crime survey: How hijackers, car thieves operate

2017-02-17 09:31

A survey of around 30 000 South Africans provides details of how thieves break into cars, steal vehicles and what time they hit their victims, reports Stats SA.

Naked 'hijack doll' in road - real version in SA?

2017-02-14 12:07

Road safety group Arrive Alive tweeted an image of a naked woman attempting to distract a truck driver on the N17 in Gauteng as part of a new hijacking tactic.

Half of online theft victims get money back - research

2017-01-30 11:16

Only half of the victims of online financial cybercrimes are likely to retrieve their money back, according to latest research by global security company Kaspersky Lab.

Suspect arrested in JPMorgan, Dow Jones data theft case

2016-12-16 15:10

A 32-year-old American has been arrested in connection with a massive theft of customer data from JP Morgan Chase and Dow Jones.

AU diplomat robbed, left stranded in Kenya

2016-08-31 14:47

A senior official with the African Union is stranded in Kenya after his travel documents and confidential files went missing in Nairobi during the just ended international conference, a report says.

Hustlers hit hospitals

2016-08-16 12:30

Two women, dubbed the “Hospital Hustlers”, have allegedly been stealing from vulnerable and ill patients at hospitals in KwaZulu-Natal.

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WATCH: Robbers hit the bottles at Edenvale liquor store

Robbers, one of whom was armed, clear the shelves of a liquor store in Edenvale.

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Magistrate hunts thief

2016-06-13 11:56

A local magistrate, who has asked not to be named, and his brave neighbour went beyond the call of duty to hunt down a thief plaguing their neighbourhood at the weekend.

Businessman ordered to repay ‘stolen’ cash

2016-04-12 09:45

Pietermaritzburg businessman Mthokozisi Phungula (29) was given a wholly suspended three-year sentence yesterday and ordered to repay R29 206,20 he admittedly stole from the KZN Education Department (DoE).

Power theft: Jika Joe man killed

2016-03-23 09:04

Another man has died at the Jika Joe informal settlement while trying to connect electricity wires illegally there.

 

Naked woman 'may have been involved in another hijacking' - Arrive Alive

2017-02-16 12:42

Remember the 'naked hijacker'? Arrive Alive reveals that she has since been identified and 'worked together with others in an attempt to hijack a truck'.

Turk gets 8 years in jail in $55m theft in ATM hacks

2017-02-13 11:27

A Turkish computer hacker who helped steal $55m from ATM machines in dozens of countries using data from credit card issuers has been sentenced to eight years in prison.

Woman nearly carjacked after stopping for 'hijack doll' in road

2017-01-26 07:46

A sheriff's office says a woman narrowly escaped being carjacked after spotting what she thought was a child sitting in the middle of a road. A similar tactic is employed by criminals in SA...

Hijacking hotspots in SA: Joburg, Pretoria, Cape Town & Durban

2016-11-22 17:36

The National Hijack Prevention Academy has released a list of hijacking-hotspots in some major SA cities. Do you have any carjacking hotspots in your area?

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WATCH: Thief stashes phone in the seat of her pants

Thief slips cell phone into her pants at a Nelspruit business, returns days later.

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Magistrate forced to defer ex-attorney’s multimillion-rand theft trial

2016-07-26 10:34

The commencement of the multimillion-rand theft trial of ex-attorney Sundeep Singh was delayed on Monday because he fired his legal team earlier this month.

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WATCH: Casual thief strolls over to car at petrol garage

Watch as a thief casually strolls over to a car jammed at a petrol garage.

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Thieves desecrate temple

2016-05-03 09:39

Burglars smashed down the wall of a local temple and stripped the building of copper pipes, kitchen items and significant brass Hindu idols at the weekend.

Brazen burglary leaves Wartburg resident furious

2016-03-23 09:04

It took burglars who targeted a Wartburg home less than 20 minutes to ransack the house and steal two cars.

Alert guards nab thief

2016-03-18 12:30

After being free for only four days, a Pietermaritzburg thief was hauled back into custody after dedicated work by Red Alert staff.

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