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Suspected human trafficker appears in court

A former South African National Defence Force (SANDF) General arrested in suspicion of human trafficking and fraud in Pretoria is appearing at the Pretoria North Magistrate Court today...

9 hours ago

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters...

23 Jun 2017

Counterfeit goods, drugs confiscated at OR Tambo Airport

Counterfeit goods worth an estimated R4.2 million were confiscated at OR Tambo International Airport over the course of the long weekend, said the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Tuesday, 20 June 2017...

21 Jun 2017

Tax fraud charges back on the roll

Tax fraud charges have been reinstated against suspected gang boss Shaun Ah Shene, just five months after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) opted to withdraw the criminal case...

By Kathryn Kimberley 12 Jun 2017

Probe into attempted sale of med school spaces

Higher education Blade Nzimande has welcomed the investigation into claims of people attempting to sell places to study medicine at the UKZN...

5 Jun 2017

Can you be criminally charged for not paying your e-tolls?

Does an e-toll debt prescribe and could non-payment of the debt result in criminal prosecution? This is of concern to the estimated 3-million drivers who have defaulted on e-toll payments...

By Anja van Wijk and Chantelle Gladwin-Wood 1 Jun 2017

Fraud is often an insider job

Businesses concentrate on providing external security but often the threat comes from within an organisation where staff perpetrate fraud...

31 May 2017

Final verdict looms for Concordia shipwreck captain

The fate of the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner hung in the balance Friday as his defence lawyers prepared to sum up and Italy's highest court readied its ruling...

12 May 2017

Parktown Boys High allegations of sexual abuse under investigation

The Gauteng Department of Education has expressed concerns about the allegations of sexual abuse at Parktown Boys High School, as reported in the Sunday Times newspaper at the weekend...

8 May 2017

R10m contraband seized during cross border operations

Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says Operation Corona has led to the reduction of rhino poaching and contraband worth millions of rands being seized...

4 May 2017

Zapiro 'a target for terror twins'

Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, also known as Zapiro, was allegedly on the hit list of terror-accused twin brothers Brandon-Lee and Tony-Lee Thulsie...

26 Apr 2017

Drugs, counterfeit goods seized at OR Tambo Airport

Counterfeit goods and drugs worth over R8.3 million were seized by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) during raids at OR Tambo International Airport...

26 Apr 2017

Former Buffalo City Metro mayor, officials in fraud case

A former mayor of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality (BCM), Zukiswa Ncitha, has appeared before the East London Magistrate for charges of alleged fraud...

25 Apr 2017

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International

Google faces record EU anti-trust fine: sources

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator will decide a historic case against Google in the coming weeks that could see the internet giant hit with a record fine, sources said on Friday, 16 June 2017.

19 Jun 2017

Ridiculed Trump tweet prompts new legislation

WASHINGTON, USA: A much-lampooned - and now-deleted - tweet by President Donald Trump has spurred a serious legislative effort aimed at stopping him from erasing his many misspelled missives and other online messages.

13 Jun 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

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