These are some of South Africa's most brazen medical aid scams and schemes

2018-03-23 07:22

Sheep for medicine, and R187,000 per hour for specialist services rank high – but most of the unusual claims aren't definite fraud.

ANC councillor found guilty of fraud and money laundering

2018-03-10 09:57

A Nelson Mandela Bay Ward Councillor from the ANC, Bongo Nombiba, has been found guilty of fraud and money laundering in the Port Elizabeth Commercial Crimes Court.

New crypto con uses Virtu's trading history to fool users

2018-03-02 19:15

The latest scam in the cryptocurrency market comes from a non-existent coin that falsely claims to be backed by Virtu Financial, the electronic-trading firm that famously lost money on only one day from 2009 to 2014.

AS IT HAPPENED: Hawks 'don't want to compromise investigation' into Vrede dairy farm project

2018-02-23 12:30

During a brief update on the Vrede dairy farm case, the Hawks have said they cannot divulge too much information about suspects who are among those yet to be arrested, as they don't want to compromise the investigation.

Free State MEC and Bloem Water CEO arrested for fraud, corruption

2018-02-16 09:47

The Hawks have confirmed that they have arrested a Free State MEC, as well the CEO for Bloem Water, on charges of fraud and corruption.

Baloyi ‘colluded and manoeuvred’ to hide R5m missing BBC cash

2018-02-11 06:23

An investigative report into a missing R5.7 million donation has made damning findings against the Black Business Council’s suspended president Danisa Baloyi and her associates.

SCAM: MTN customers duped out of airtime and data

2018-02-02 19:20

Network provider MTN has warned of fraudsters scamming customers by asking for an one-time pin and using the information to buy airtime and data using their cell numbers.

Compensation Fund frustrates Hawks investigation

2018-01-14 06:03

The labour department’s Compensation Fund is being accused of allegedly frustrating a R12.1m fraud case against a doctor in North West by failing to commission a forensic investigation in the past eight years.

Axed Satawu boss points fingers at colleagues

2018-01-14 06:00

The axed Gauteng provincial secretary of the SA Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu), Gift Ndwandwe, may have fake identity documents.

BBC may decide Baloyi’s fate next week

2018-01-07 06:05

The Black Business Council may decide the fate of its suspended president, Danisa Baloyi, when it meets next week after she contravened a suspension condition.


Regulator warns SA public against 3 unregistered financial entities

2018-03-15 17:43

The Financial Services Board has warned that three unregistered institutions are masquerading as registered financial service providers.

Brazil tainted meat probe intensifies - exports to SA stopped

2018-03-05 21:00

The turmoil at Brazilian poultry giant BRF SA has intensified after it became the target of a new phase of the food-safety probe which has seen exports halted to, among others, South Africa.

Free State MEC, Bloem Water CEO's corruption trial set down for 6 weeks

2018-03-02 16:20

The National Prosecuting Authority says the theft and corruption trial of Free State sports MEC Mathabo Leeto and Bloem Water CEO Limakatso Moorosi will sit for six weeks, starting on July 30.

Can the Guptas escape the long arm of the law?

2018-02-20 14:20

Just how close the Guptas have become to the ruling Dubai monarchy, could play a role in whether they are extradited to South Africa to face trial for the alleged crimes they have committed.

Marathon fraudster trial stutters on

2018-02-13 17:04

Former Tigon CEO Gary Porritt and his business partner Sue Bennett’s marathon trial has resumed with the cross examination of the State’s star witness by the pair of accused fraudsters.

Spain smashes ring impersonating Vatican bank

2018-02-02 20:16

Spanish police have smashed a ring that allegedly operated a fake branch of the Vatican Bank and swindled people around the world.

State to oppose bail for journalist accused of 140 cases of fraud

2018-01-15 11:34

The State will oppose bail for the Media24 journalist and the 41-year-old-man accused of 140 cases of fraud, the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court has heard.

Soccer bosses to face probe by police

2018-01-14 06:03

As if the financial woes facing Platinum Stars are not enough, now the Premier Soccer League club’s bosses are facing a police probe for a litany of alleged financial irregularities.

Cape Town journalist facing 140 fraud charges for allegedly faking parolee's work schedule

2018-01-12 12:47

A journalist at a media company in Cape Town and a resident from Mitchells Plain have been arrested for allegedly committing fraud to allow a parolee to move around and commit crime.

Gert van Rooyen's son in court for alleged car sales scam

2017-12-29 17:49

The son of paedophile Gert Van Rooyen has been arrested for allegedly fleecing people out of deposits for cars.

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