Mark Lifman heads to SCA over SARS seizure ruling

2019-06-12 16:41

Controversial Cape Town businessman Mark Lifman has turned to the SCA after losing his latest bid to stop SARS from seizing his assets in order to recover outstanding taxes amounting to R388m.

Latest hit target linked to other Serbians shot in SA

2019-03-19 12:51

The target of an apparent hit in Roodepoort was a Serbian man carrying an identity document from the old Czechoslovakia, police say.

Nightclub security boss Modack to be allowed back into Cape Town clubs, restaurants

2018-12-11 14:22

Cape Town nightclub security boss Nafiz Modack has succeeded in having his bail conditions amended to allow him to visit most restaurants and nightclubs in Cape Town.

World's 'most wanted' expose SA as safe haven for criminals

2018-11-08 10:20

There is a reason that many of the world's most wanted criminals seek refuge in South Africa, adopting pseudonyms and living comfortable lives without popping onto local authorities' radar, writes Mandy Wiener.

Pete Mihalik's son 'recovering and doing really well' after shooting

2018-11-03 06:51

The son of slain Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik is apparently healing well after he was injured during a brazen assassination outside his Green Point school two days ago.

Two charged for murder of Pete Mihalik and injuring his son

2018-10-31 16:19

Two people have been charged with the apparent hit of top Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik and the attempted murder of his eight-year-old son, it emerged on Wednesday.

ANALYSIS: Pete Mihalik's murder – what this means for Cape Town's criminal underworld

On Tuesday morning, criminal attorney Pete Mihalik was killed outside his son's school, Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard, in Green Point, Cape Town. News24 assistant editor Pieter du Toit interviews News24 special reporter Mandy Wiener on the implications of Mihalik's murder for Cape Town's criminal underworld.

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VIDEO FROM THE SCENE: Criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik shot dead outside Green Point school

Watch footage from the scene outside Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard school in Cape Town where criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was shot dead.

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Rivonia shooting latest in string of Serbian hits

2018-10-17 13:50

An attempted hit on a man in Rivonia is the latest in a series of shootings in Johannesburg which are believed to be linked to Serbian organised crime.

IN-DEPTH: Legality of 'clandestine' recordings in Modack case questioned

2018-05-30 13:02

Audio clips and a recording of a meeting have become a focal point in suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack's extortion case, with claims and questions being raised about how they were obtained.


Fake communiqué claiming hit on underworld figure Nafiz Modack causes media frenzy

2019-04-02 12:36

An apparent Crime Intelligence report claiming that underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack had been shot dead in Cape Town turned out to be untrue.

Alleged underworld kingpin arrested in Cape Town

2019-03-14 23:27

A controversial Cape Town security boss has been arrested and another underworld figure is believed to have been taken to Cape Town central police station.

Peter Conway – Hells Angel, spy, mercenary, drug smuggler

2018-11-28 09:26

Soldier, spy, drug manufacturer and Hells Angel, Peter Conway died this week at the age of 52, bringing to an end a life, full and fractious.

Mihalik's R1m 'hit': Killers left too many loose ends – source

2018-11-04 16:17

A source close to slain Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik has spoken out, saying those who conspired to kill him "left too many loose ends".

Mihalik shooting: Two KZN men appear briefly for 'premeditated' murder

2018-11-01 10:37

At the time of the shooting, one of the men accused of killing lawyer Pete Mihalik was out on bail for another serious matter related to a murder charge.

Slain advocate Pete Mihalik's wounded son out of danger

2018-10-31 12:27

The young son of murdered lawyer Pete Mihalik is out of danger after he was wounded in an apparent hit on his father during the school run in Cape Town, according to Mihalik's colleague Bruce Hendricks.

Mihalik murder: 'His loyal friends will pick up his blood'

2018-10-30 15:45

The assassination of prominent criminal advocate Pete Mihalik in Cape Town has sparked concerns about an escalation in violence as retaliation is sought, writes Mandy Wiener.

Slain lawyer Mihalik was deeply involved with Cape Town underworld

2018-10-30 09:51

Criminal lawyer Pete Mihalik was deeply involved with the gangster underworld of Cape Town and is believed to have acted as "facilitator" between business and gangsters.

Police probing murder and fire in Cape Town gang hotspot

2018-06-15 20:18

Western Cape police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder of a resident of Belhar, with some sources saying it was a targeted hit linked to alleged underworld figures.

Genius, conman and double agent - the many faces of the SA spook murdered in Serbia

2018-05-14 07:13

Several sources have described South African state security contract agent George Darmanovic as a jovial and warm person to his friends, but also as a serial information peddler with extremely powerful contacts.

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