Cash-in-transit heists – a glimpse into the state of crime fighting

2018-07-06 10:38

The spate of cash-in-transit heists in recent months focuses attention on South Africa's crime-fighting capacity, and the failure of the State to match its duty of protecting citizens from criminals, writes Sara Gon.

Steinhoff posts R2.4 billion operating loss for first half of financial year

2018-06-29 18:52

The embattled furniture and retail giant posted a R2.4bn operating loss for the first half of the current financial year, up from a loss of €44 over the corresponding previous period.

Hawks given new instructions in former Gauteng Health MEC's corruption allegations

2018-06-27 14:32

The Hawks say the NPA has given them new instructions in their investigations into corruption allegations levelled against former Gauteng Health MEC Brian Hlongwa.

Suspected cash-in-transit explosives dealers to apply for bail

2018-06-18 09:58

The Haws say two men have appeared in the Barberton Magistrate's Court on charges of dealing in, and possessing explosives, and are now being held in custody pending a bail application.

Cash-in-transit heists could lead to losses of R470m, Parliament hears

2018-06-13 22:00

Among some of the losses suffered by the industry are 49 vehicles at a cost of R64m.

Hawks raid Bank of Baroda as part of state capture investigation

2018-06-08 13:38

The Hawks are currently conducting a search and seizure operation at two branches of the Bank of Baroda relating to its state capture investigation.

Former magistrate in court on fraud charges amounting to R5m

2018-06-07 14:06

It is alleged that former magistrate Maria Botha forged signatures of clients of a cash-loan company, resulting in the payments unduly accumulating in her account.

Carrim calls on FIC, Hawks, SARS and NPA to stem tax losses for SA

2018-05-31 07:06

South Africa is failing to tackle illicit financial flows and losing billions in potential tax revenue, says Yunus Carrim, chair of the standing committee on finance in Parliament.

Gauteng firm probed in R1bn crypto scam threatens to sue Hawks

2018-05-28 17:07

A Bitcoin company fingered for an investment scam has threatened to sue the Hawks to retract its statement, but the Hawks are sticking to their guns.

The mayor of graft: Hawks investigating eThekwini mayor

2018-05-27 06:01

A damning forensic report has put eThekwini mayor at the centre of a R25m tender-rigging scheme to directly benefit companies to whom she owed a debt of gratitude.


Malmesbury mosque attack: Hawks find no element of extremism

2018-07-05 09:53

There were no elements of extremism in the attack at a mosque in Malmesbury in which two worshippers were stabbed and killed last month, the Hawks say.

Creditor groups extend support to Steinhoff subsidiaries

2018-06-29 17:06

The embattled retail group announced that two of its European subsidiaries had received three-week debt repayment lifelines from creditor groups.

Unlicensed medical doctor released on R10 000 bail

2018-06-18 17:56

One of the six people arrested in Cape Town for allegedly practicing medicine without valid licences has been granted bail in the Philippi Magistrate’s Court

6 unlicensed doctors arrested in Western Cape

2018-06-15 18:43

The Hawks say medicine, documents and electronic devices were found at the premises of the unlicensed doctors.

Langeberg municipality promises full co-operation after Hawks raid

2018-06-11 07:32

The Langeberg Municipality says it is committed to ensuring good governance and sound financial management, after raids by the Hawks at its offices.

No arrests after Hawks raid Langeberg municipality offices

2018-06-08 12:08

The raid has come after allegations of fraud, corruption and money laundering at the municipality.

Hawks nab alleged Gauteng rhino poaching kingpins

2018-06-05 15:48

The Hawks say the men were allegedly involved in acquiring rhino horn and then facilitating the export of the horn to Southeast Asia.

MAP: 140 heists and counting - tracking the 'dangerous' surge in 2018 cash-in-transit robberies

2018-05-29 13:07

With at least 140 heists taking place since January, cash-in-transit robbers have become 'greedy' and appear to be more dangerous, the Hawks have said about the current surge in robberies.

Bitcoin trader says ‘supershy’ founder has stolen its money

2018-05-27 18:44

A company promising massive returns to investors via Bitcoin, and which is under investigation by the Hawks, has claimed its “super shy” founding trader has absconded with all the money – and the leadership and admin team don’t know where he is.

Hawks’ new hope

2018-05-27 00:00

Even though he was shafted four years ago, the gods have finally smiled down on the man who eats, lives and breathes policing.

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