SARS clamps down on illegal clothing and textiles imports

2017-12-19 17:10

SARS customs officials say they have carried out a massive illegal clothing and textile imports bust, seizing goods worth more than R20m at OR Tambo International Airport over two days.

Teller spots fake notes, calls cops

2016-01-08 13:51

The actions of an alert, quick-thinking cashier resulted in the arrest of a woman using counterfeit money to make a deposit in the city on Thursday.

Suspected counterfeit cigarettes seized in major bust at casino

2015-10-22 12:16

A large consignment of cigarettes was recovered from a bakkie after a major police bust at the Golden Horse Casino on Tuesday night.

Three local men held for having counterfeit money

2015-08-17 09:33

OVER R46 000 in counterfeit money was seized yesterday by the Alexandra Crime Prevention Unit after a tip-off led them to the doorstep of the manufacturer.


Fake pills and ciggies caught on camera

2016-02-08 08:30

A sharp eye for crime combined with swift police work led to the arrest of a man and woman suspected of trading in counterfeit goods.

World losing up to R27trn in illicit economy

2015-10-27 09:39

Counterfeiting and piracy alone will cost the global economy R24.17trn in 2015, which is nearly 10% of the global trade in merchandise.

Fake money used in city

2015-08-19 09:17

A MAN allegedly paying out counterfeit money appears to have been caught red-handed on CCTV when handing three fake R200 notes to a petrol attendant last Saturday.

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