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Four appear in Durban court for Sassa fraud

DURBAN, September 21 – Four people have appeared in the Durban Special Commercial Crime Court facing charges of fraud and corruption related to South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) beneficiaries. Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) spokesperson Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo said the four accused are Mduduzi Makhaye, 32, Bongani Magutshwa, 33, Nonhlanhla Mpisane, 36, and […]

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Man appears in Cape Town court for income tax fraud of R3mln

CAPE TOWN, September 20 – A 48-year-old man is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for income tax fraud of several million rand, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said. Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha said that during the period 2008-2011 Moegamat Shafiek allegedly purposefully under declared his income which resulted in […]

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Suspect in Sindiso Magaqa attempted murder linked: Hawks

JOHANNESBURG, September 19 – The man linked to the shooting of former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa was positively identified through forensic evidence, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (known as the Hawks) said on Monday. Spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said that 38-year-old Jabulani Mdunge, who resided in Berea and the KwaMashu Hostel, was […]

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DA hands over KPMG International’s statement to the Hawks to assist with ongoing investigation into the Guptas

CAPE TOWN, September 17 (ANA) – The Democratic Alliance has handed over audit firm KPMG International’s statement to the Hawks to assist with their ongoing investigation into the wealthy, politically connected Gupta family, the party said on Sunday. The DA welcomed the investigation conducted by KPMG International into work performed on behalf of the Gupta […]

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Business Leadership SA welcomes KPMG leadership exit

JOHANNESBURG, September 15 – Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has welcomed the leadership reshuffle at audit firm KPMG South Africa and the firm’s willingness to act decisively following controversy over audits and reports. This comes as Trevor Hoole tendered his resignation on Friday as the chief executive KPMG South Africa following a storm created by the work the firm did […]

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7 suspects, including home affairs official, nabbed for fraud

KWAZULU-NATAL, SEPTEMBER – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) on Wednesday said its Durban commercial crime unit together with the Home Affairs counter corruption team arrested seven suspects for fraud, contravention of the Immigration Act and Identification Act. Captain Simphiwe Mhlongo from the Hawks said the Home Affairs counter corruption team discovered irregularities in the […]