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MTN accountant arrested for R24m fraud

JOHANNESBURG, April 13 (ANA) – MTN’s financial accountant accused of R24-million fraud and theft, Ruth Moshabane, will remain in custody until her formal bail application next week. On Thursday, she made a brief appearance at the Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, the Hawks said. The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) Serious Commercial Crimes Unit […]

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Police Minister Mbalula to pronounce on fate of disgraced Hawks boss Ntlemeza

JOHANNESBURG, April 12 – New Police Minister Fikile Mbalula will on Wednesday morning reveal the fate of disgraced head of the Directorate For Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) General Berning Ntlemeza whose appointment has been nullified by the high court in Pretoria. The police department said Mbalula “will bring into confidence South Africans” on his decision […]

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Dlamini rubbishes Sunday Times report, says Hawks closed graft probe two years ago

JOHANNESBURG, April 10 – Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has “noted the speculative reports” which she said were “disguised as an investigation by the Sunday Times”, saying this “this old and tired story” was probed by the Hawks and “closed” two years ago. The Sunday Times reported that it “has seen text messages that confirm […]

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Hawks bust four ECape municipal officials on charges of corruption, money laundering

PORT ELIZABETH, March 31 – Four people were arrested for corruption and money laundering at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said on Friday. A Hawks task team that was established to tackle corruption within municipalities uncovered the corrupt activities at the […]