Portuguese hacker says he is behind Angola corruption leaks

2020-01-27 12:57

Lawyers for a Portuguese computer hacker said on Monday he was responsible for revealing the dealings of Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, a corruption scandal with fallout across Europe and Africa.

Licensing officials to be fired for laser help

2019-06-26 15:00

Two uMngeni licensing office officials in Howick should be sacked immediately for helping candidates pass their learner’s licences, the municipality’s disciplinary committee chairperson has said.


2018-06-26 14:00

WHEN the Nkabindes’ daughter disappeared without a trace last Sunday they feared the worst and rushed to the police station to report her missing.

Prasa CEO’s salary package not approved by the board, it says

2017-02-27 21:09

The Prasa board says it did not approve acting CEO Collins Letsoalo’s R5.9m salary and there was a “huge” misunderstanding regarding a confirmation letter sent to him.

Ex-Wall Street exec sentenced to jail for fraud

2016-11-06 11:37

A former Wall Street executive with a compulsive gambling addiction has been sentenced to four years in prison after defrauding friends and family of $38m.

Malaysia's PM denies fraud

2015-07-05 11:30

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has rejected taking money from state fund 1MDB or any other entity for personal gain.

India's Satyam founder guilty in fraud scandal

2015-04-12 15:22

An Indian court has pronounced the founder of Satyam Computer Services, Ramalinga Raju, guilty of forging documents and falsifying accounts.

US city sues Petrobras, execs over graft

2014-12-28 14:13

The US city of Providence has filed suit against Petrobras and senior officers of the company over investor losses due to a corruption scandal at the oil giant.

US fines Alstom record $772m for bribery

2014-12-23 10:00

French industrial giant Alstom has admitted to bribing officials to win power and transportation projects from state-owned entities around the world.

Mantashe worries about stirs at Sars

2014-12-22 09:36

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has expressed concern over disruptions at the SA Revenue Service in an interview with Netwerk24's Beeld newspaper.


Isabel dos Santos's Portugal funds embezzled - Angolan prosecutor

2020-01-27 08:22

Angola's chief prosecutor says funds that Isabel dos Santos - who is accused of stealing millions of dollars from state companies - invested in Portugal were embezzled from her home country.

Bosasa's fishy prawn farm flop

2019-01-27 09:00

Massive prawns, an embezzler and fraudster, allegations of child molesting, as well as political pressure were all ingredients in controversial company Bosasa's aquafarming disaster.

Rumours of dodgy deals plague Mabuza, Magashule

2017-12-19 18:03

Free State Premier Ace Magashule and his counterpart from Mpumalanga, David Mabuza, take up their newly attained positions in the ANC’s top 6, following years of rumours about allegedly corrupt dealings in their home provinces.

Thuli Madonsela inspired my own investigation

2016-11-15 09:05

Over the past two years Thuli Madonsela inspired me to investigate my own previous business partners, who it turns out were cooking the books.

Judge in Petrobras probe downplays power

2015-07-05 13:00

The judge presiding over Brazil's largest-ever corruption probe defended his impartiality, in a case that has swept up some of the country's most powerful bosses.

Powerful Brazil CEO arrested in graft probe

2015-06-21 12:40

Brazilian police have arrested Marcelo Odebrecht, the head of Latin America's largest engineering and construction company Odebrecht SA, over a $2.1bn bribery scheme.

DA: Oliphant adviser must pay back the money

2015-03-01 17:56

The DA says Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant must force two former Nedlac executives - one who is now her special adviser - to repay R2m following a graft report.

When corruption rules

2014-12-24 07:25

Leopold Scholtz discusses why some countries are economic successes and others miserable failures.

Zuma’s Operation Shut Up almost solemnised

2014-12-23 07:35

The Scorpions are dead, the Hawks’ wings have been cut, the NPA is reeling and now the taxman is on its knees. It all started in 2007, says Adriaan Basson.

Events will not derail Sars, says Nene

2014-12-21 19:05

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene says he will do everything within his power to ensure the SA Revenue Service remains a model public institution.

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