Paul O'Sullivan's home raided

2015-04-15 12:32
Police officers outside Paul O'Sullivan's house in Johannesburg. (Naledi Shange, News24)

Police officers outside Paul O'Sullivan's house in Johannesburg. (Naledi Shange, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Johannesburg - Cellphones and a computer were seized from forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan's home in Sandown, Johannesburg, during a police raid on Wednesday.

O'Sullivan told News24 he was not worried because he knows "they won't find anything in there".

Thirteen police vehicles, two of them marked, arrived at his house earlier on Wednesday morning.

A national investigation unit raided the home following allegations of fraud and contravention of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act.

O'Sullivan has been accused of circulating a fraudulent bank statement he alleged belonged to South African Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni.

A police official who did not want to be named told News24 it was the first leg of the investigation.

The officer said O'Sullivan apologised. But despite this, he and two others were investigated and search-and-seizure warrants obtained.

The raid was an attempt to identify the creator of the bank statement, which the investigating team had confirmed was a forgery.

Police said they would release an official statement later.

- An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Dudu Myeni was the chief executive of Airports Company SA. She is the chairperson of SAA.

Read more on:    paul o'sullivan  |  johannesburg

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


10 gorgeous plus-sized models who aren't Ashley Graham

Here are just ten of our favourite plus-sized models:


You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Pornhub is giving users free access to premium content these holidays
5 top leg exercises for men
10 best dressed men of 2017
How to open a beer bottle without an opener
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.