Police officer buys car seats instead of writing single mom a ticket

2019-10-23 15:23

A police officer is being praised for his kindness after he pulled over a single mom and, instead of fining her, drove her to Walmart to buy some car seats.

Facebook was just slapped with a record-setting R69 billion fine for mishandling user data, but those users won't see a penny. Here's where that money goes.

2019-07-25 13:45

Facebook's record-setting $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission is going straight to the US Treasury Department.

Asset manager fined R350 000 for promoting unapproved funds

2019-04-12 12:33

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has fined 36ONE Asset Management R350 000 for promoting investments in two unapproved funds registered in the Cayman Islands.

The JSE says Steinhoff screwed over investors – so it must pay a R1 million fine

2018-08-21 09:11

Steinhoff Investment Holdings' failure to tell investors about changes in its Moody's ratings – twice – has earned it public censure, and a R1 million fine.

PwC fined R87m in largest-ever sanction from UK regulator

2017-08-16 10:13

PricewaterhouseCoopers has been fined £5.1m for misconduct over its audit of RSM Tenon in the largest-ever sanction issued by the UK accounting regulator.

Dealing with roadblocks in SA: Know your rights

2017-06-27 08:28

'I’ve been pulled over in a roadblock, and it’s quite intimidating. What should I know?' We explore your rights regarding roadblocks in SA.

Facebook fined $122m for misleading EU over WhatsApp

2017-05-18 14:30

The European Commission has fined US social media giant Facebook $122m for providing incorrect and misleading information on its takeover of WhatsApp.

The fine print: Understanding the rules of the road

2017-03-16 14:35

Here's what you should do the next time you’re pulled over or receive that tell-tale envelope in the mail.

F1 could face huge $168-million fine

2017-02-14 07:57

F1 is inching closer to a full investigation by the European Commission.

FSB fines financial services companies

2016-09-15 18:42

The Financial Services Board has slapped fines on Lion of Africa Life Assurance Company and Sanlam Collective Investments.


POLL: Does SA's driver demerit system have merit? - motorists share their thoughts on controversial law

2019-08-28 12:45

Despite its good intentions, the demerit system has caused controversy among motorists and the auto industry. Readers share their thoughts.

KPMG faces a R230 million fine in the UK for a failed bank audit that, unlike VBS in South Africa, was an honest mistake

2019-05-23 10:01

The audit firm argues it should only pay R25.4 million in fines for admitted misconduct in its work on the books of Bank of New York Mellon, because its "work did not fully reflect all aspects of the new guidance applicable”.

Malaysia's finance minister blasts Goldman Sachs as country gears up for fight for stolen billions

2019-01-15 14:19

"We have suffered extremely large losses," Lim Guan Eng tells the newspaper. "And don’t tell me you don’t know where the money went."

Aarto bill a step closer to becoming law: What will this mean for SA motorists?

2017-09-05 16:06

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) amendment bill has moved a step closer to being signed into law.

'I couldn't sleep' - This Porsche driving 79-year-old was busted at 238km/h

2017-07-24 09:08

'I could not sleep' said a 79-year-old woman at her traffic court hearing in Belgium. She was busted for travelling nearly 240km/h behind the wheel of a Porsche Boxter GTS!

Adcock Ingram pays R2m fine for flouting merger rules

2017-06-15 11:50

Adcock Ingram has reached a settlement with the Competition Commission and will pay a R2m fine for contravening the Competition Act.

Rwanda fines MTN R111.5m over licence duties

2017-05-17 13:21

Mobile network provider MTN has been fined R111.5m ($8.5m) by the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority over non-compliance with licence obligations.

What Gauteng's fine-scrapping ruling means for motorists

2017-02-28 10:46

Justice Project South Africa explains what the High Court's ruling means, and also what affected motorists should do.

Need to renew your car licence? Western Cape drivers will be paying more

2016-11-21 12:52

Driver’s renewing their vehicle licence in the Western Cape will have to pay more as proposed fee increases have been published in a Provincial Government gazette.

Traffic fines ‘warrant’ explanation in SA

2016-08-23 14:09

The City of Cape Town would like to caution motorists against an increase in warrants of arrest being generated for failure to appear in court. Do you understand what the difference between types of fines issued?

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