Jail time, massive fine for businessmen caught in SARS crackdown

2019-08-27 14:13

A Welkom businessman has been sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment for fraud, while the chair of the Droogfontein community property association in has been handed a five-year suspended sentence and a R50 000 fine for defrauding the tax agency.

95 years for VAT fraudsters

2017-08-17 23:09

Three men accused of fraudulently claiming value added tax refunds to the value of approximately R300m, have been sentenced to a total of 95 years in prison.

Ex-Credit Suisse banker pleads guilty in US tax case

2017-07-20 14:45

A former Credit Suisse banker has pleaded guilty to conspiring to help Americans hide income and assets from the Internal Revenue Service.

Bank employees convicted in emissions scam

2016-06-13 19:04

A German court has found six former Deutsche Bank employees guilty of evading taxes on trading carbon emission certificates.

UBS charged with tax fraud in France.

2014-07-24 11:32

Swiss bank UBS has been charged with tax fraud in Paris for allegedly helping rich French clients to hide money in Switzerland.



2018-08-30 11:19

The Sunday World newspaper says it stands by claims made in its story titled: "Hawks pounce on Bonang as SARS zooms in on taxes."

Instagram posts will soon help sniff out tax fraud in India

2017-07-28 11:00

A photo of your shiny new car on Instagram or the Facebook post about your chic holiday cottage may lead India’s taxman to your door.

Businessman convicted in one of biggest Western Cape fraud cases

2016-06-27 15:45

A Cape Town businessman whose scheme resulted in SARS losing R250m has been found guilty of fraud, racketeering, money laundering and reckless trading.

Zuma man could owe Sars R1.8bn

2015-02-19 14:51

A businessman and condemned murderer, who has links to President Jacob Zuma's cousin Khulubuse, has allegedly cheated Sars out of at least R1.8bn.

Lawyer gets 15 years for US tax fraud

2014-06-26 11:00

A former partner at the Jenkens & Gilchrist law firm has been sentenced to 15 years in prison following his conviction in the largest tax fraud in US history.

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