ARTICLES RELATING TO THEFT

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.

200 stolen cars 'owned by Tajikistan elite'

2013-12-20 09:06

About 200 cars stolen in Germany have been tracked down in Tajikistan, where most are now driven by family and friends of President Emomali Rakhmon.

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Women: Staying safe in your car

2013-03-16 08:18

We women often take safety for granted, says Wheels24's JANINE-LEE GORDON. We're thinking about too many things - so here's five items and 50 tips about fighting back.

Car theft: Gone in 10 seconds

2012-10-30 09:04

Car thieves in the UK can reportedly steal a vehicle in ten seconds with 150 000 models reported stolen each year. Top of their shopping list - black Audis and silver BMWs. Smart car owners however, are safe...

Lindsay Lohan: Banned!

2012-08-29 12:00

From being accused of jewellery theft to being tossed out of the famous Chateau Marmont Hotel, it seems that Lilo’s antics know no bounds.

Robbers target bank clients

2011-08-18 22:22

South Africans who make large cash withdrawals are increasingly being hit by robberies, authorities say.

Coke employees arrested for theft

2011-03-30 06:40

Six Coca-Cola employees were caught allegedly making a private sale of beverages at a shop in Duduza which was not on an official delivery route, says police.

Burglar comes back for more

2009-08-30 13:35

An American burglar who made off with a man's valuables returned to the home later while police were still there and snatched what he couldn't carry on his first trip: a 45kg plasma-screen TV.

Cops quiz Robbie Williams

2009-06-25 10:20

Police in the Bahamas are investigating the robbery of two paparazzi a few hours after they snapped shots of Robbie Williams lounging on an exclusive beach.

 

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!

Dude, where's my car?

2014-02-07 13:00

Have you seen a white VW polo? It's mine, and I want it back.

Ex-Absa man guilty of theft involving R15m

2013-10-29 07:54

A former Western Cape relationship manager at Barclays Wealth, a division of Absa, has been found guilty of 39 counts of theft involving R15m.

Eight arrested over Barclays e-theft

2013-09-20 12:39

British police say they have arrested eight men after a gang stole £1.3m from Barclays bank by taking control of a branch computer system.

DA: White collar crime pays

2012-11-06 16:22

Former estate agent Wendy Machanik's fine of R1.5m, for the theft of R27m, proves white-collar crime pays, says the DA.

Lindsay Lohan: Banned!

2012-08-31 12:00

From being accused of jewellery theft to being tossed out of the famous Chateau Marmont Hotel, it seems that Lilo’s antics know no bounds.

Top brass helped Motala

2011-09-11 10:23

An estimated 600 liquidations were handed to Enver Motala, whose crime dossier of theft and fraud convictions came to light during the past week.

State security fraud probe completed

2011-06-02 14:49

An investigation into theft from the State Security Agency's group life scheme has been wrapped up, says the state security minister.

Women guilty of Spar theft

2009-10-21 20:07

Seven women employed at a Spar store in Port Alfred have been found guilty of theft after an audit which revealed losses at the shop.

3 'steal' shipping container

2009-06-30 21:06

Three men have appeared in a Durban court for a R1.7m theft from a shipping container, say KwaZulu-Natal police.

Lohan shoot: Jewels stolen

2009-06-16 17:10

Elle magazine says London police are investigating allegations that jewellery was stolen after an Elle fashion shoot featuring actress Lindsay Lohan.

 
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