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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

Disgraced lawyer in bid to avoid jail
Disgraced lawyer in bid to avoid jailArticle

Disgraced former attorney and education rights warrior Mike Randell made another bid yesterday to stay out of jail when he appealed against his effective four-year prison sentence for defrauding a Port Elizabeth school...

7 Sep 2017

The convergence of credit card and cash in Africa
The convergence of credit card and cash in AfricaArticle

According to a recent study conducted by Mastercard, over 50% of the South African population still transact using cash on a daily basis...

Simeon Tassev 1 Aug 2017

#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017Article

South Africa's digital authority, the IAB South Africa has weighed in on trends in the digital marketing industry...

25 Jul 2017

Tax fraud charges back on the roll
Tax fraud charges back on the rollArticle

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...

Kathryn Kimberley 12 Jun 2017

Good city governance enhances home values
Good city governance enhances home valuesArticle

It is a global real estate fact that well-managed cities that are clean, relatively crime-free, with solid infrastructure and reliable service delivery, invariably protect – and grow– home values within their municipal boundaries...

Ronald Ennik 14 Feb 2017

[Orchids & Onions] PR hack attack shows a tragic lack of suss
[Orchids & Onions] PR hack attack shows a tragic lack of sussArticle

It's interesting how different ads are received and perceived by different people. I saw this first-hand this week when my wife complained about the latest TV commercial of Mazda's cute and funky Mazda 2 car...

Brendan Seery 7 Apr 2015

Top Kenyan politicians named in graft report
Top Kenyan politicians named in graft reportArticle

NAIROBI, KENYA: Dozens of top Kenyan politicians and civil servants were named this week in a damning graft probe by the national anti-corruption agency, which has already seen five cabinet ministers temporarily step down...

2 Apr 2015

Car-shopping tips when going off-road to online
Car-shopping tips when going off-road to onlineArticle

No matter what they are buying online, internet users are cautioned to be vigilant. Online shoppers are exposed to a number of threats, from simple malware designed to steal personal information from their computers, to advanced online scams...

20 Mar 2015

22 arrested for defrauding City of Johannesburg
22 arrested for defrauding City of JohannesburgArticle

The Executive Mayor of Johannesburg, Parks Tau, says a year-long investigation into corruption and fraud at the City of Johannesburg has resulted in 22 arrests although more may follow.

Nosihle Shelembe 8 Aug 2014

Consumers fleece providers by cancelling debit orders
Consumers fleece providers by cancelling debit ordersArticle

While criminal syndicates played a major role in fleecing unsuspecting consumers with bogus debit orders, consumers are equally guilty in conning companies...

29 Jul 2014

PFA orders pension fund to pay former CEO withdrawal benefit
PFA orders pension fund to pay former CEO withdrawal benefitArticle

The Pension Funds Adjudicator, Muvhango Lukhaimane, has ordered a pension fund to pay a complainant who was employed as CEO of the same fund's administrator, his withdrawal benefit although he was being investigated for allegedly defrauding his employer of more than R2,3m.

13 Jun 2014

SAA's Kalawe says he expected 'sabotage'
SAA's Kalawe says he expected 'sabotage'Article

South African Airways (SAA) Chief Executive Monwabisi Kalawe, who made headlines over allegations of irregularities relating to the purchase of fuel worth billions and a bid to buy an insolvent airline without the knowledge of the board, says he expected this type of sabotage when he took the job.

Nicky Smith 23 May 2014

Students swear parents are dead to get loans
Students swear parents are dead to get loansArticle

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) reported to Parliament on Tuesday (4 February) about how students who do not need financial support defraud the scheme, with many signing affidavits to declare that their parents are dead.

5 Feb 2014

'Fraudsters likely to work in accounts'
'Fraudsters likely to work in accounts'Article

Though lower to mid-level employees are guilty of most incidents of graft, executives are guilty of the kind of fraud that hurts companies most.

3 Feb 2014

Illegal cigarettes light up crime
Illegal cigarettes light up crimeArticle

Big companies in narcotics trafficking are shifting their focus to the illicit tobacco trade - with about 30% of all cigarettes consumed in this country come from illicit deals - causing the government to lose billions of rands in taxes every year.

Nashira Davids 13 Jan 2014

Chinese investors seek to mine Bitcoin's volatility
Chinese investors seek to mine Bitcoin's volatilityArticle

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Chinese speculators have seen Bitcoin values plunge, soar and plunge again within days, but say the virtual currency's extreme volatility is a profit opportunity despite the white-knuckle ride.

11 Dec 2013

Public must be vigilant of fraudsters
Public must be vigilant of fraudstersArticle

The SA Institute for Tax Practitioners (SAIT) supports the call for vigilance against rogue tax advisors.

21 Oct 2013

SARS warns against fraudulent tax advisors
SARS warns against fraudulent tax advisorsArticle

As the deadline for the submission of tax returns looms, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) has appealed to taxpayers to exercise caution when dealing with "tax advisors" who guarantee them a tax refund.

16 Oct 2013

Call for franchising regulatory body
Call for franchising regulatory bodyArticle

According to the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA), cases like the recent collapse of Rhapsody's only highlight the urgent need for a franchising regulatory body with the authority to prosecute transgressors.

5 Sep 2013

Businessman arrested for allegedly defrauding lottery
Businessman arrested for allegedly defrauding lotteryArticle

PRETORIA: A Zimbabwean born businessman was arrested last week for allegedly defrauding the national lottery, the Hawks confirmed on Sunday, 11 August 2013.

12 Aug 2013

Ramaphosa, Mfeleng's trial to resume tomorrow
Ramaphosa, Mfeleng's trial to resume tomorrowArticle

The trial of a duo of former employees of the Department of Labour's (DoL) Compensation Fund (CF) accused of defrauding the department will resume tomorrow, 14 May 2013, in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court with further cross-examination of State witnesses.

13 May 2013

MTN's case in Uganda nullified
MTN's case in Uganda nullifiedArticle

Judge Lameck N. Mukasa of the Criminal Division of the High Court of Uganda has declared that the criminal summons alleging tax evasion against the senior management and directors of MTN Uganda is null and void.

14 Dec 2012

MTN files complaint against a chief magistrate
MTN files complaint against a chief magistrateArticle

MTN Uganda has lodged a formal complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) in Uganda against the chief magistrate of the Buganda Road Magistrates Court, Sylvia Nabagala. The Uganda telecommunications provider expressed grave concern about the magistrate's professional misconduct, evident in her contradictory rulings and disregard of due process.

23 Nov 2012

MTN files complaint against Ugandan magistrateArticle

MTN Uganda has lodged a formal complaint with the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) in Uganda against the Chief Magistrate of the Buganda Road Magistrates Court‚ Sylvia Nabagala.

23 Nov 2012

Recession causes increase in fraudulent activitiesArticle

Recessions impact on companies in many negative ways. However, one impact that is often not fully understood is the psychology of employees on all levels. Cutbacks and austerity measures will often find employees with less than expected earnings, particularly in light of diminished or absent incentives or bonuses.

22 Oct 2012

Nair is Pikitup's new managing directorArticle

Lawrence Boya, the acting managing director of Pikitup - the refuse removal operation run by the City of Johannesburg - has been replaced by Amanda Nair and South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu) has welcomed the decision.

9 Oct 2012

Assets worth R230-million seized from CunninghamArticle

According to reports on IOL News, Fin24 and Business Live, the state has seized assets worth about R230-million from Fidentia's Noel Cunningham who has been charged with defrauding the company of about R150-million. Provincial public prosecutions spokesman Klaas van Zyl says this is one of the highest-value asset forfeitures undertaken countrywide. Houses, vehicles and cash were seized.

3 Jul 2012

Court row over serial fraudster's landArticle

The Mercury reports that land confiscated from a serial fraudster is at the centre of a court row between a church desperate for a home, the curator tasked with selling it on auction, and a competing bidder - racehorse owner and Jacob Zuma ally Roy Moodley.

23 Feb 2012

Convicted fraudster may lose all his assetsArticle

Thenewage.co.za reports that assets belonging to a physiotherapist convicted of defrauding the Department of Labour may be seized. Jury Sehunoe, based in Rustenburg, was found guilty of defrauding the department's Compensation Fund of more than R5m last year.

19 Jan 2012

Deputy minister quits amid pension funds probeArticle

Deputy Economic Development Minister Enoch Godongwana has resigned to pursue personal interests after less than two years in the job, the Presidency said on Sunday, 15 January 2012, following queries from Business Day.

Phakamisa Ndzamela 16 Jan 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Operators hit at MACRA over 'spy machine'Article

Malawi's telecommunication operators have hit back at the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) over the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (CIRMS) said to be used to access phone records and emails.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 22 Nov 2011

Fraudsters in court for defrauding Department of LabourArticle

Seven people alleged to have defrauded the Department of Labour's Compensation Fund are again appearing in the Pretoria Specialised Crime Court today, 21 November 2011.

21 Nov 2011

Deloitte assists municipality in prosecuting tender fraudArticle

Despite the adequate legislation to combat corruption and supply chain management irregularities, the processes and systems to implement the legislation have not been adequately designed to allow transgressors to be brought to book. Deloitte has now designed such systems to assist Saldanha Bay Municipality to prosecute and discipline those found to have put the municipality at risk amounting to more than R50 million.

21 Sep 2011

Chris Moerdyk
Are ad agencies too timid to stand up to unscrupulous clients?Article

Why is it that unscrupulous clients are able to rip off agencies during pitch processes without a twinge of guilt about stealing ideas and defrauding intellectual capital?...

Chris Moerdyk 31 Aug 2011

Rajah rages over 'rip-off'Article

Couturier to the stars Gavin Rajah claims he has fallen victim to the man accused of a scam that exploited the name of international model Tyra Banks.

Gabisile Ndebele 28 Apr 2009

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