The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
A Free State loan shark has apparently died by suicide after the Hawks found IDs, bank cards and PINs at his businesses.
Bruwer had testified in court in White River that both he and the prosecutor on the case feared for their lives on a daily basis. It is almost impossible to measure the cost and loss of an individual like Lt. Col. Bruwer in the fight against crime, writes Mandy Wiener.
Fraud and theft to the tune of millions from the National Health Laboratory Services in Gauteng have been uncovered in a Hawks investigation in which four people have been arrested.
Two members of the Hawks have died in a gun battle with alleged cash-in-transit robbers in the North West province.
The Limpopo Hawks' Serious Organised Crime Investigation team on Wednesday arrested two women who were allegedly in possession of explosives worth around R1.2m.
It is alleged 35-year-old Baxolile Ngoloyi, a systems controller at the municipality, transferred fraudulent payments to the company of 29-year-old Simthembile Smith who never rendered any services.
At a media briefing in mid-December President Cyril Ramaphosa said a 'measure of sabotage' had contributed to power outages.
The testimony of Hawks boss Lieutenant General Godfrey Lebeya at the state capture inquiry has been halted, after questions were raised about whether his evidence falls under the commission's terms of reference.
A Hawks team arrested the pair, aged 38 and 43, on Sunday after a tip-off that four tankers were reportedly transporting the fuel to Gauteng.
A man accused of fraud to the tune of R1.2m has been granted R20 000 bail in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.
SARS commissioner Edward Kieswetter says the tax authority includes illicit financial flows among its projects aimed at combating the illicit economy.
A senior Hawks officer has been shot dead on the R37 outside Mbombela.
Five traffic officials, three administration clerks, four jockeys, two examiners and one driving school instructor have been arrested in the Free State for allegedly issuing fraudulent drivers' licences and vehicle roadworthy certificates.
The Hawks have arrested a prominent Middelburg businessman after he allegedly tried to bribe a police officer to release his impounded vehicle.
As the State Security Agency and police investigate another theft at one of the agency's offices, it has emerged one of the three men, who were originally arrested for the theft of R17m in 2015 before charges were withdrawn, has been summoned to appear in court again.
The Hawks have slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in a damning statement following remarks made by her.
Controversial Durban businessman Thoshan Panday received R47m from the South African Police Service in a 10-month period, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture has heard.
The Hawks have rescued nine women and a 14-year-old girl from a flat in Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein, where they were 'under the command' of a 27-year-old man.
The Free State Hawks have arrested a former court manager and administration on fraud related charges.
The 54-year-old man allegedly planned to kill ex-his wife by pouring acid on her face or injecting her with poison.
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