[Michelle Dickens] Rent is, in most cases, the biggest monthly expense for the average consumer. So it shouldn't come as a surprise then that scam artists are out to target landlords through identity theft in an effort to avoid paying their dues. This particular type of fraud is quite common - and what is most concerning is how easy it is to become a victim.
[Cynthia Schoeman] Bribery and corruption continue to occupy a dominant position in our press and our society. This ranges from apparently petty bribes to traffic officials to significant amounts paid as "commissions" for securing tenders. While the amount may differ - whether R100 or R1 million - the nature of the action is not different. It all amounts to bribery and corruption.