Suspect nabbed for allegedly manufacturing illegal Viagra

2019-06-18 18:42

Gauteng police have nabbed a suspect in Brackenhurst for illegally manufacturing Viagra and other sexual enhancement products.

Fraud watchdog wins case against National Credit Regulator

2019-06-14 10:45

An anti-fraud body is allowed to keep what it deems important fraud information for a period of up to 10 years, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.

Lotto winner speaks after son steals his millions: 'I'm left without a cent, but I’m not happy my son is in jail'

2019-06-03 19:11

Mkhatshane George Manganyi was overjoyed when he won a R6m Lotto jackpot in 2006 but his dreams of building a mansion for his wife Maria and their family were all put on hold after his son stole his millions.

R4m dating site scam: Case delayed because heavily pregnant accused cannot travel

2019-05-29 18:42

The case against four women who are believed to be part of a dating site scam has been postponed, after it was revealed that one of the women is heavily pregnant and can't travel from Johannesburg to Cape Town for the court appearance.

Man arrested for posing as Hawks investigator, running extortion racket, denied bail

2019-05-28 14:29

A 45-year-old man who allegedly masqueraded as a Hawks investigator has been denied bail.

Four bogus cops nabbed in Joburg for trying to bribe people over their passports

2019-05-26 13:10

Two alleged police impersonators were found with fake appointment certificates and the other two were caught in the act demanding a bribe from a foreign national over a passport.

Manuel Chang to be extradited from SA to Mozambique, not US

2019-05-21 22:35

The SA government has decided to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country and not the US, where he is also sought on fraud-related charges.

Lindiwe Zulu suspends 9 officials in alleged network 'designed to defraud government'

2019-04-30 15:29

Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu has placed nine officials in her department on suspension for their involvement in alleged corruption and fraudulent activities.

Alleged scammer offers jobs in Free State govt in exchange for money

2019-04-24 12:57

The Free State government says it is aware of a scammer claiming to work for the premier's office and promising jobs to people on social media.

Senzo Mchunu welcomes arrest of 2 suspects who allegedly cloned his cellphone

2019-04-16 17:55

ANC head of organisation and former KwaZulu-Natal premier, Senzo Mchunu, has welcomed the arrest of two suspects who allegedly cloned his phone and scammed his friends and family of money.


Orphanage manager arrested for fraud and corruption

2019-06-17 21:32

The manager of a Cape Town orphanage has been arrested for fraud and corruption.

South Africans are losing hundreds of thousands of rands to immigration fraudsters offering jobs in Canada in ‘the perfect scam’

2019-06-10 13:38

South African families are each paying up to R80,000 – and in one reported instance R100,000 – for services that promise to get them into the likes of Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. And they are unlikely to recover their money, thanks to the consequences of admitting having been victim to an immigration scam.

Former Black Business Council head in court for fraud over R5m donation

2019-05-30 10:56

The R5 million donation to the business council was meant to aid a "radical economic transformation campaign". But according to the Hawks, the money was immediately diverted to her co-accused.

Wanted by the Hawks: 'Absconding' Undercover Billionaires executives

2019-05-28 22:19

The Hawks have issued a warrant of arrest for 'Undercover Billionaires' executives Louis Tshakoana and his wife Komane, for allegedly running an illegal multimillion-rand investment scheme between 2014 and 2018.

Man arrested for posing as Hawks investigator, running extortion racket

2019-05-27 14:14

A 40-year-old man has been arrested by the Hawks for allegedly masquerading as an investigator for the directorate.

US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique

2019-05-22 22:35

The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country instead of the US.

Missing millions, the 'lying' Mr Levick & the artwork

2019-05-12 09:00

Martin Levick, the former CEO of investment house Genesis Capital, has been provisionally sequestrated and is facing criminal and civil legal action amidst allegations of fraud.

Bitcoin plunged after a major crypto exchange was accused of using client money to hide R12 billion of missing cash

2019-04-26 13:47

Bitfinex drained $700 million from Tether's reserves to hide the fact it lost access to $850 million, says a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General.

Automated online payment tech helping to combat card fraud

2019-04-21 13:12

Automated EFT payments enabled by technology from fintech company Ozow may be a secure alternative method to transact than card payments.

Gupta millions: Disciplinary hearing mooted for suspended SARS legal head over VAT refund - law firm

2019-04-16 06:08

Suspended South African Revenue Service head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, should face disciplinary processes for her alleged involvement in the unlawful payment of VAT refunds claimed by the Guptas, a legal opinion has found.

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