Free State loan shark 'committed suicide' after police raid

2020-03-26 10:15

A Free State loan shark has apparently died by suicide after the Hawks found IDs, bank cards and PINs at his businesses.

Reserve Bank warns against scammers 'recalling cash contaminated with coronavirus'

2020-03-17 11:02

The South African Reserve Bank has warned the public about fake officials who go around collecting cash 'contaminated' with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) from unsuspecting people.

Taxman slaps Bosasa with R849m tax bill, opposes business rescue bid by Watsons

2020-03-11 13:52

SARS has brought an application to intervene and oppose a court bid by Jared Watson, nephew of late Bosasa CEO Gavin Watson, to have some of the Bosasa companies placed under business rescue.

2 cousins arrested for alleged links to family-run investment fraud syndicate

2020-03-09 05:19

An investigation by various police units has led to the arrest of two cousins allegedly linked to a family-run investment fraud syndicate.

Fraud charges temporarily withdrawn against man who allegedly treated patients without registration

2020-03-04 15:53

Fraud charges have been withdrawn against a 43-year-old man who is under investigation for practising as a doctor without Health Professions Council of SA registration.

Paul O'Sullivan says he has served summons on former SAA chair Dudu Myeni

2020-02-25 14:11

Myeni's lawyer has denied the document Myeni was presented with was a summons.

Jacob Zuma 'too old to go to jail', says Malema

2020-02-15 14:51

EFF leader Julius Malema believes that although former president Jacob Zuma must bring himself before the court of law on the charges he faces, he is too old go to jail.

Here's how you know you're being duped in a vishing scam

2020-02-15 09:04

The majority of internet banking fraud and credit card fraud cases opened by her office related to vishing fraud.

State Theatre opens case against staffers for allegedly defrauding it of R20m - report

2020-02-11 20:52

The South African State Theatre in Pretoria is reportedly probing several of its employees it suspects of defrauding it of more than R20m.

Fraud cuts food supplies

2020-01-29 15:00

Thousands of indigent people in the province are at risk of going hungry after the KZN Department of Social Development cut ties with a key supplier due to allegations of fraud.

 

Pastor out on bail after allegedly fleecing congregants in R2m investment scam

2020-03-18 14:43

Tumelo Christopher Mukheti, 29, appears in the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Gauteng and is granted R3 000 bail.

Traffic cops, clerks arrested in Free State for drivers' licence fraud

2020-03-12 10:32

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.

Durban Solid Waste tender scandal: City manager in court for multimillion-rand fraud

2020-03-10 14:09

Durban city manager Sipho Nzuza has been granted R50 000 bail in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court, where he appeared on fraud charges related to the infamous multimillion-rand Durban Solid Waste tender scandal.

Police hunt for man who defrauded drought-stricken farmers

2020-03-07 10:46

The suspect allegedly defrauded farmers by pretended to be selling lucerne bales to those experiencing drought on their farms, but disappeared after the deposits has been paid.

Traditional healers jailed for scamming woman out of her R1.6m pension

2020-03-04 08:14

Three Ugandans have executed a scam that entailed convincing a teacher from Lusikisiki to resign her job and hand over her pension to them.

Namibia just banned the Crowd1 get-rich-quick scheme as a pyramid. SA is its biggest market.

2020-02-24 16:50

Though money flow is hard to measure, the Crowd1 website draws the vast majority of its traffic from South Africa – suggesting South Africans will be hardest hit when it collapses, as the Bank of Namibia predicts.

Mpumalanga businessman Sam "Mshengu" Chabalala back in court on bribery claims

2020-02-15 12:44

Sam “Mshengu” Chabalala expected back in court next week after he allegedly tried to bribe a senior police officer in Mpumalanga.

Lisbon freezes bank accounts of Angola's former first daughter

2020-02-12 18:31

Isabel dos Santos has been accused of looting state resources worth billions of dollars.

'Biased' Judge Pillay is 'good friends with Gordhans and Hanekoms' - Edward Zuma

2020-02-06 08:17

Judge Dhaya Pillay is "biased" against former president Jacob Zuma because she is "good friends" with Pravin Gordhan and Derek Hanekom and their families, says Edward Zuma.

The definitive guide to what to do if you lost your ID, passport, credit card or cell phone

2020-01-26 08:24

Fraud and identity theft often go hand-in-hand, and both are a massive problem in South Africa.

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