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Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rules
Millions stolen by Bobroffs should be forfeited to State, court rulesArticle

The SCA has dismissed with costs the appeal by Ronald and Darren Bobroff against an order of the North Gauteng High Court granting the permanent forfeiture of more than R103 million...

1 day ago

SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalities
SA can prevent payments fraud crippling businesses, local municipalitiesArticle

Technology can be a powerful tool against the fraud and corruption plunging South Africa's municipalities and businesses into financial crisis...

Ryan Mer 2 days ago

Dr Tumi appears in court for fraud
Dr Tumi appears in court for fraudArticle

Gospel artist and medical doctor, Dr Tumi Makweya and his wife have been released on bail after being arrested for allegedly defrauding the National Lotteries Board (NLB)...

Onalenna Mhlongo 7 Apr 2021

Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?
Would you leave your children's inheritance in the hands of the government?Article

Who would take on the parental mantle you leave behind and who would make sure that any inheritance you have accumulated for your children is actually received by them and managed properly to their benefit?...

Alex Simeonides, Issued by Capital Legacy 25 Mar 2021

As impeachment begins, New York accelerates probes of Trump's property dealings
As impeachment begins, New York accelerates probes of Trump's property dealingsArticle

Manhattan prosecutors probing Trump's real estate business for possible insurance and tax fraud have stepped up witness interviews...

Jason Szep, Joseph Tanfani and Peter Eisler 9 Feb 2021

Important lessons for employees, bosses from Fraud Awareness Week
Important lessons for employees, bosses from Fraud Awareness WeekArticle

South Africa is now accelerating towards the end of the year; it's a time when many employees will be tempted to go online or into a store to take advantage of deals around Black Friday, Cyber Monday and even Christmas...

16 Nov 2020

Case law suggests South Africa must do more about disrupted schooling
Case law suggests South Africa must do more about disrupted schoolingArticle

South Africa has to balance a number of factors when considering how to handle schools during the pandemic...

Mariëtte Reyneke 7 Oct 2020

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf, project director for assurance,Saica
Auditor's responsibilities relating to fraud - part 2Article

There are eight steps that auditors should follow during the audit to add value to the client and enhance the chances of detecting fraud...

Hayley Barker Hoogwerf 5 Oct 2020

UIF temporarily suspends payment of Covid-19 TERS relief fund
UIF temporarily suspends payment of Covid-19 TERS relief fundArticle

The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), working with the Department of Employment and Labour, has temporarily halted payments for the Covid-19 TERS relief benefits, until it addresses the system control concerns recently raised by the Auditor-General...

11 Sep 2020

Scammers prey on vulnerable with 'You're fired!' email
Scammers prey on vulnerable with 'You're fired!' emailArticle

Scammers worldwide have been exploiting people's fears of lost jobs and income during the Covid-19 lockdown by using phishing mails...

Anna Collard 2 Sep 2020

Bonitas preserves financial stability and reserves in a weak economy
Bonitas preserves financial stability and reserves in a weak economyArticle

Bonitas Medical Fund reported its financial results for 2019, announcing bolstered reserves of R4.3bn during extremely difficult trading conditions...

Issued by Bonitas 7 Aug 2020

Tips to keep your identity safe during a crisis
Tips to keep your identity safe during a crisisArticle

Global information and insights company TransUnion has warned South Africans to be on their guard against coronavirus-related scams...

16 Jul 2020

Correctional Services warns suppliers of PPE scam
Correctional Services warns suppliers of PPE scamArticle

The Department of Correctional Services has warned its suppliers and potential suppliers about scammers pretending to be representatives of the department and issuing fraudulent Request for Quotations (RFQs)...

10 Jul 2020

Blockchain? It's simpler than you think
Blockchain? It's simpler than you thinkArticle

The exchange of products, such as cash for securities, can be a complex trust arrangement and requires the help of an intermediary...

Erick van der Linde 11 Jun 2020

Covid-19 and downgrades: Director's duties unpacked
Covid-19 and downgrades: Director's duties unpackedArticle

At the same time as grappling with a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, South Africa's credit rating was also downgraded to below investment grade by Moody's...

Safiyya Patel & Jayshall Vassen 6 May 2020

Kaspersky Innovation Hub seeks gamer startups
Kaspersky Innovation Hub seeks gamer startupsArticle

Kaspersky Innovation Hub is starting a new round of selection for highly-specialised startups under the Open Innovation Program initiative...

20 Apr 2020

#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in Africa
#BlockchainAfrica: Cryptocurrency adoption and developments in AfricaArticle

Gareth Grobler is a digital currency entrepreneur and founded the cryptocurrency exchange iCE3X in 2013. He is a founding member of the UK Digital Currency Association...

26 Mar 2020

B-BBEE Commission welcomes court decision on fronting
B-BBEE Commission welcomes court decision on frontingArticle

The Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Commission has welcomed a court decision to dismiss an application that would see it not performing its functions...

24 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictions
#BizTrends2020: Cybersecurity trends predictionsArticle

The realities of the negative impact of modern cyber threats arguably hit home for South Africans in 2019 - more than any other year...

Brian Pinnock 9 Jan 2020

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Justice Department officials arrested for fraudArticle

Two former Justice and Constitutional Development officials have appeared at the Zastron Magistrate Court in the Free State on charges of fraud...

24 Dec 2019

Kariem Hoosain, partner at Mazars
Under-regulated internal auditing sector plays part in corporate fraudArticle

Considering the high profile scandals that have dominated news headlines in the last few years, from VBS Mutual Bank to Eskom, it does not seem unreasonable to say that South Africa may have a corporate fraud problem...

28 Nov 2019

Changing the human conversation
Changing the human conversationArticle

Effective enterprise security relies on culture, not just IT...

1 Oct 2019

What is the voetstoots clause?
What is the voetstoots clause?Article

Disputes can arise if buyers and sellers don't understand the voetstoots clause in the sale agreement documents...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 10 Sep 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: The Hustle, The Intruder and Poms
#OnTheBigScreen: The Hustle, The Intruder and PomsArticle

Films entering the box office this week are the con-artist comedy The Hustle, psychological thriller The Intruder and a group of older women prove you're never too old to 'bring it' in Poms...

Daniel Dercksen 10 May 2019

Fraud, waste and abuse - ubiquitous in South AfricaArticle

The BOSASA hearings and the corruption, racketeering and money laundering associated with it since 2000, have again highlighted the culture of fraud, waste and abuse in South Africa. BOSASA is a controversial group of companies on the West Rand of Johannesburg that secured a number of major tenders with the Government over the past decade.

Issued by Bonitas 11 Apr 2019

Safeguard your hard-earned cash from fraudsters
Safeguard your hard-earned cash from fraudstersArticle

As members of the public, and companies alike, turn increasingly to the virtual marketplace to supply many of their product requirements, so too has there been an increase in the incidence of consumers being defrauded...

Issued by LexisNexis 21 Nov 2018

#BlackFriday: Protect yourself when shopping online
#BlackFriday: Protect yourself when shopping onlineArticle

Here are tips and advice on what to do before, during and after your Black Friday online shopping sprees...

19 Nov 2018

Fisheries department rots from the top
Fisheries department rots from the topArticle

South Africa's fisheries authority is in a state of crisis...

Kimon de Greef 13 Nov 2018

Addressing Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade
Addressing Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed tradeArticle

Operators in the seeds sector are seeking ways to address Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade despite the country's potential in the production of seeds for agriculture, writes Okechukwu Nnodim...

16 Oct 2018

Report on VBS recommends criminal charges
Report on VBS recommends criminal chargesArticle

A forensic report into the embattled VBS Mutual Bank has recommended that criminal charges be laid against a range of individuals alleged to have looted about R2 billion from the financial institution...

10 Oct 2018

Two found guilty of defrauding Sars
Two found guilty of defrauding SarsArticle

A bogus tax practitioner was one of two people sentenced to a combined 26 years direct imprisonment for defrauding the South African Revenue Service (Sars)...

29 Aug 2018

Fay Mukaddam, CEO of 4AX
Are cryptocurrencies the next step in colonialism or the road to upliftment?Article

The business world has moved beyond the idea that if it isn't made of bricks and mortar, then a company has no value...

24 Jul 2018

Beware of fake email using Communication Minister's name
Beware of fake email using Communication Minister's nameArticle

Government has warned the public against a fake email, purportedly from the Minister of Communications Nomvula Mokonyane, and intended to defraud the public...

4 Jul 2018

Image: FirstCheck
Want to do a vehicle check before purchase? There's an app for thatArticle

A new consumer-focused vehicle checking app, launched by TransUnion and FirstCheck, allows consumers to access information on vehicles that were traditionally only available to dealers.

2 Jul 2018

Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changes
Health department expects to be sued over proposed NHI changesArticle

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is preparing to be taken to court as he continues to propose changes in the healthcare system that could cost medical aid schemes millions...

Pontsho Pilane and Laura Lopez Gonzalez 22 Jun 2018

Attention Android users! Be wary of malicious apps
Attention Android users! Be wary of malicious appsArticle

According to Waspa, the ongoing shift to mobile and Android's open source appeal has seen increasing attacks on mobile users through malware and ransomware inadvertently downloaded at app stores...

7 May 2018

Beware the snakeoil salesmen in the era of cryptocurrency
Beware the snakeoil salesmen in the era of cryptocurrencyArticle

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been hitting the headlines lately, with some advocates are going as far as saying that those who did not invest have missed out on the opportunity of the century...

4 May 2018

Icasa Chair to be sentenced today
Icasa Chair to be sentenced todayArticle

Chairperson of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) Rubben Mohlaloga is expected to be sentenced today in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria...

3 Apr 2018

Insurance and risk management equally important in fraud prevention
Insurance and risk management equally important in fraud preventionArticle

Statistics show that instances of theft by employees are becoming increasingly severe following a sharp rise in employee fraud in recent years, says Anton Meyer, Executive Head: Financial Lines at SHA...

1 Mar 2018

Committee sets deadline to axe Icasa chairman
Committee sets deadline to axe Icasa chairmanArticle

Convicted fraudster Rubben Mohlaloga has been given five days to say why he should not be removed from his post as chairman of the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa)...

Nick Hedley 28 Feb 2018

Do residential homeowners need to be concerned about land expropriation?
Do residential homeowners need to be concerned about land expropriation?Article

Some South Africans are concerned that expropriation without compensation is a threat to residential property, but are these concerns valid?...

Issued by Private Property South Africa 21 Feb 2018

US policymakers ponder tougher rules for cryptocurrencies
US policymakers ponder tougher rules for cryptocurrenciesArticle

NEW YORK - US regulators on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of officials saying they may need new powers to regulate cryptocurrencies which pose risks the investing public does not recognise...

7 Feb 2018

Khehla Sitole says 'Captain KGB' did not draw a salary while in jail
Khehla Sitole says 'Captain KGB' did not draw a salary while in jailArticle

National police commissioner Lt-Gen Khehla Sitole on Friday maintained that‚ despite reports to the contrary‚ Morris "Captain KGB" Tshabalala was not drawing a salary from the police while in jail and that his employment with the police had been terminated in 2016...

Khulekani Magubane 6 Feb 2018

Police Minister rebuffs corruption plot claims
Police Minister rebuffs corruption plot claimsArticle

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has dismissed media reports that he orchestrated a plot to defraud Crime Intelligence...

6 Feb 2018

Two in the dock for fraud, illegal land sales
Two in the dock for fraud, illegal land salesArticle

The Hawks in Newcastle have arrested two suspects in Vryheid for rental fraud and illegal land sales amounting to about R4 million...

1 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Cases to watch
#BizTrends2018: Cases to watchArticle

Crime, cartels, corruption, fraud, defaults, divorce... Say what we may about pitiful employment figures, there's no shortage of work for South African courts. Here are a few cases that may pique the public interest this year...

Shan Radcliffe 30 Jan 2018

Roland guilty of insurance fraud
Roland guilty of insurance fraudArticle

Former Nelson Mandela Bay municipal spokesman Roland Williams was so indebted to controversial tow truck company owner Raven Rungan that they hatched a fraudulent plan to damage his luxury car to claim more than R96,000 from his insurance company...

Devon Koen 23 Jan 2018

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