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SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyer
SIU welcomes prosecution of Umthatha State Attorney official, lawyerArticle

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has welcomed the prosecution of the former acting Head of the Office of the State Attorney in Mthatha and an Eastern Cape-based lawyer on fraud charges amounting to R331,000.

12 Apr 2021

SA Express to lay charges against former executives
SA Express to lay charges against former executivesArticle

South African Express is preparing to lay fraud and corruption charges against some of its former executives...

27 May 2019

Former Prasa Rail CEO back in the dock for fraud
Former Prasa Rail CEO back in the dock for fraudArticle

Mthuthuzeli Swartz, who is also accused of stealing railway lines and sleepers, attacks #UniteBehind and makes allegations against his former colleagues...

Joseph Chirume and GroundUp Staff 28 Feb 2019

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

Police Minister speaks on Phahlane's case
Police Minister speaks on Phahlane's caseArticle

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has noted the charges by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) against former acting National Police Commissioner Kgomotso Phahlane...

9 Feb 2018

IEC lays fraud charges against 15 people
IEC lays fraud charges against 15 peopleArticle

The Electoral Commission has laid charges of fraud against 15 people following a fraudulent voter registration that took place in Ward 59 in Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality...

19 Oct 2017

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

Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain
Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chainArticle

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...

Lisa Jack 16 Aug 2017

US charges 412 people for health fraud
US charges 412 people for health fraudArticle

US authorities slapped 412 medical professionals with fraud charges, many for overprescribing opioids...

14 Jul 2017

Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud charges
Ex-Barclays CEO appears in court over fraud chargesArticle

Former Barclays chief executive John Varley appeared in a London court on Monday over fraud accusations, the first time a boss of a global bank has faced charges arising from the 2008 financial crisis...

5 Jul 2017

Beware bogus colleges offering ‘university' qualifications
Beware bogus colleges offering ‘university' qualificationsArticle

There has been an increase in bogus colleges, exploiting the complexities of the regulatory environment for gain, and students and their parents must avoid unregistered and unaccredited colleges...

29 Jun 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

Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSeta
Protector targets suspected fraud at AgriSetaArticle

The Agricultural Sector Education and Training Authority (AgriSeta) has become the latest training authority to be embroiled in allegations of maladministration, corruption and inefficiency...

Bekezela Phakathi 28 Apr 2017

Former Buffalo City Metro mayor, officials in fraud case
Former Buffalo City Metro mayor, officials in fraud caseArticle

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

Eight people wanted for fraud, corruption
Eight people wanted for fraud, corruptionArticle

The East London Magistrate's Court has issued a warrant of arrest for eight people facing charges of fraud and corruption...

22 Mar 2017

Malema wins tax battle
Malema wins tax battleArticle

The South African tax department on Monday, 1 June, withdrew its legal case against high-profile politician Julius Malema, allowing the vocal government critic to keep his seat in parliament...

2 Jun 2015

Hacking accused could die in US prison
Hacking accused could die in US prisonArticle

MOSCOW: RUSSIA: The father of a Russian man detained by the US on hacking charges warned on that his son would die without medical help, in yet another spat between Moscow and Washington.

14 Jul 2014

State to decide on Mpisane
State to decide on MpisaneArticle

The State is set to decide whether to continue pursuing tax fraud charges against Durban businesswoman Shawn Mpisane.

18 Sep 2013

Hawks nab suspected FET college fraudstersArticle

POLOKWANE: Three people suspected of running bogus Further Education and Training (FET) campuses in Limpopo appeared in court on Wednesday, 16 January 2013, on fraud charges.

21 Jan 2013

Hawks nab suspected FET college fraudstersArticle

Three people suspected of running bogus Further Education and Training (FET) campuses in Limpopo will appear in court on Wednesday on fraud charges.

Eric Mashaba 16 Jan 2013

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MACRA courts media on 'spy machine'Article

The Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) which has been taken to task for purchasing an equipment expected to be snooping people's phone records and emails has courted support of Malawi media in an attempt to ensure that the machine rolls out.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 8 Nov 2011

Media leaders rally 'troops' to fight repression
Media leaders rally 'troops' to fight repressionArticle

An 'all-out war' between the independent media and the ruling ANC looms in South Africa. To echo a Latin proverb that says whoever wants peace must prepare for war, the South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) yesterday, Wednesday, 4 August 2010, called an urgent meeting of editors, journalists and academics to form a plan of action that consists of legal, editorial, diplomatic and radical strategies to launch a massive ground offensive against the ANC's media freedom threats.

Issa Sikiti da Silva 5 Aug 2010

Nigeria bails out banksArticle

The Nigerian government is considering a temporary nationalisation of some underperforming banks, according to the country's finance minister Mansur Muhtar. He talked about the possibility during a press conference in Istanbul, but emphasised that long-term nationalisation is not in the government's plans.

7 Oct 2009

Milkworx presses on with its R4,7m issue
Milkworx presses on with its R4,7m issueArticle

Ice-cream maker Milkworx said Wednesday it would move ahead with plans to issue shares to raise R4,7m as part of restructuring.

Nicola Mawson 17 Apr 2009

Beleaguered Rushwaya gives journalists the run-aroundArticle

For a second day running, beleaguered Zimbabwe FA chief executive officer Henrietta Rushwaya on Saturday avoided journalists as questions mounted around her following her arrest last week on fraud charges.

Nkanyiso Moyo 19 Nov 2007

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26 Mar 2002

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