Bail for ‘coffee mafia’

2015-11-24 13:39

A businessman with ties to both Pietermaritzburg and Durban stands accused of stealing 21 000 kg of coffee beans destined for coffee manufacturer Nestle South Africa.

Alleged car thief on the run following raid

2015-11-12 10:30

A 27-year-old man is on the run after police pounced on his home in Gezubuso, on the outskirts of Pietermaritzburg and found stolen cars and car parts.

Pongola councillor still ducking and diving after container theft

2015-10-19 10:00

Luke Nxumalo continues in his role as municipal councillor even though the Pongola Magistrate’s Court found him guilty of stealing a steel container.

Reward offered for ‘priceless’ fences stolen from Macrorie House Museum

2015-10-07 12:27

The Macrorie House Museum is ­appealing to scrap yards to be on the lookout for their “priceless” fences which were stolen over the weekend.

How to protect yourself against revenge porn

2015-09-23 11:38

Any image you upload is vulnerable to theft. Here is how to protect yourself and deal with someone who uploads pictures without your consent.

Turkish 'mastermind' of $55m cyber spree extradited

2015-06-25 12:23

A Turkish man has been extradited to the United States to face charges he organised three cyber attacks that resulted in $55m in losses to the global financial system.

Crooks just log-on to nick your car

2014-11-03 08:47

Crooks are buying sophisticated electronics through the internet that can open even your way-expensive luxury car in minutes, according to vehicle-recovery specialist Tracker.

International diamond thief nabbed

2014-09-13 07:00

A suspected jewellery thief accused of stealing diamonds worth millions of dollars has been arrested in Switzerland, Interpol says.

Car-jamming: Watch what could happen to you

2014-06-12 14:37

Car-jamming is on the rise at an alarming rate. Insurance company Aon South Africa spoke to Wheels24 and showed how this criminal activity works.

Boy (10) takes baby sister for joyride

2014-02-13 08:58

A 10-year-old boy took his 18-month-old sister for a joyride in the family car and crashed into a snowy ditch. The reason for his disastrous cruise - He wanted to visit his grandmother!


Five ways to prevent ID theft

2015-11-12 13:05

Preventing your identity from being stolen can also protect your credit profile, says a vehicle and asset finance company.

Trailer with stolen bicycle parts found in New Hanover

2015-10-19 11:15

Vigilant police work yielded a major find and two arrests for separate cases that officers have been investigating since early this year.

‘Priceless’ stolen fence pieces recovered

2015-10-13 11:15

The Macrorie House Museum has ­recovered some of their 150-year-old fence after a good Samaritan found ­pieces of it at his scrapyard.

Truck hijacked for smokes

2015-10-02 07:30

Brazen hijackers attacked a delivery truck in the Allandale area, capturing the driver and escaping with undisclosed amounts of cash and cigarettes.

Court man ‘caught in act’

2015-07-29 10:47

PIETERMARITZBURG high court manager Bhekumuzi Ronald Mtshali (48) appeared in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday charged with stealing a car part off a luxury car in the Liberty Mall parking lot.

SA vehicle theft: 156 gone in 24 hours

2014-11-10 07:22

South Africa has staggering vehicle-theft figures through hi-acking, property theft and vehicles being stolen. Find out how you can can help thwart thieves!

Mokonyane: Cable theft economic sabotage

2014-09-29 17:57

Water Minister Nomvula Mokonyane says copper cable theft must be classified as an economic crime following a water shortage that hit parts of Johannesburg.

Has your cat gone missing? It's a US plague

2014-07-14 12:42

Scrap metal dealers are giving away lots of easy cash for the catalytic converters in the US, apparently they're being stolen off cars and sold like hot cakes.

Hijackers steal Free State ambulance

2014-02-24 13:37

A Free State government ambulance was stolen after the driver and 'his friends' were held up by gunmen in Wepener, report police.

Barclays frets over whistleblower claims

2014-02-09 14:29

Barclays says it has launched an investigation after a newspaper reported that the personal details of 27 000 customers had been stolen and sold.

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