R60m fraud case involving a former Petro-South Africa manager

The Hawks arrested Petro SA’s corporate social investment manager Matshidiso Mogashoa for alleged fraud of more than R60 million. According to the Hawks, the crimes were committed between 2007 and 2011. Once again the question arises how a person can steal money, and Petro SA takes almost 10 years to realize that the money is […]
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Health Professions Council of SA pursues bogus health practitioners

A rise in bogus health practitioners has forced the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) and medical schemes to strengthen their forensics units to curb fraud. A team at the HPCSA is conducting about 400 investigations into bogus practitioners. To date, just more than 40 arrests have been made, but prosecutions are slow. Data from […]
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Eight Johannesburg officials arrested for fraud

Out of the 8 officials arrested on Friday‚ seven were arrested at the group finance offices in Braamfontein‚ following a combined operation by the city’s investigations unit and the Hawks. Lucky Sindane‚ spokesman for group forensic and investigations services‚ said warrants were also issued for five employees who are on leave‚ and one who has […]
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DA protects corrupt officer in Mossel Bay despite of court ruling

Although he has already been convicted of fraud, corruption, money laundering and violations of the Municipal Finance Management Act in a court, Marius Botha, Mossel Bay’s chief financial officer, is still in his post. The DA manages this municipality, and now it appears that they try to protect Botha despite the court ruling and the […]
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Allegations of fraud at UKZN medical school – Sama Responds

The South African Medical Association (Sama) has called on the department of education to act swiftly to deal with allegations of fraud and corruption at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). This comes amid allegations that certain members of the community, and some staff members from the UKZN, fraudulently […]
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12 000 ‘dead people’ doing business with SA government – Treasury

It has also identified about 14,000 state employees who are listed as directors of companies that have been awarded state contracts in violation of regulations. South Africa’s National Treasury has discovered about 12,000 dead people in its register of companies that do business with the state. This is among the outcomes of a clean-up of […]
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Pension funds as much as R560 million may be lost due to fraudulent activities

BEE administrator loses millions of pension funds – Pension funds of Anglo Platinum, invested in the (BBF), administered by Bophelo Benefit Services, a subsidiary of Mvumonala Holdings, may be lost due to fraudulent activities. It is estimated that as much as R560 million can be involved. Apparently, the company ‘cooked’ its 2016 financial statements to […]
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Why healthcare is so expensive in SA

Some of the most significant contributors to soaring healthcare costs are fraud, waste and abuse. These are difficult to detect, monitor and prevent because the perpetrators are at every level of the delivery chain from healthcare providers at the top to policy holders at the bottom with many abusive acts playing out under the radar, […]
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Eskom Customers will be Paying Twice for their Electricity due to “The African Way”

The civil rights organisation AfriForum is worried that municipalities that owe Eskom money will have consumers coughing up to pay off these debts.  AfriForum will therefore introduce a project today in 102 AfriForum branches country wide to empower communities to provide input regarding the drafting of municipalities’ integrated development plans (IDPs) and concept budgets. This […]
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Huge Crime Gang Infiltrates Vodacom. Criminals Rule, Citizens Pay, Business Profits and Law is Dead

A huge crime gang has infiltrated Vodacom according to the The Hawks who may involve the FBI to investigate a “massive crime syndicate” which has infiltrated Vodacom and is performing SIM swap and Internet banking fraud. The Rapport newspaper has reported that the Hawks may ask the FBI to help to investigate a “massive crime syndicate” […]
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