SCAMS

SANDF colonel accused of swindling colleagues in UN business scam

A senior soldier who is part of South Africa’s peacekeeping missions is accused by her colleagues of swindling them out of of hundreds of thousands of rands in a nonexistent business deal

New rules for crypto-trading

Local regulation of cryptocurrencies could be implemented as soon as next year

The pushy tout’s guide to Marrakech

The Marrakech that tourists are shown is a very different place from the city that locals live in

​Gumede to take ‘enforced’ leave of absence but maintains her innocence

The eThekwini ANC chairperson was asked to take leave or face removal

Undercover investigators catch Eskom employees selling transformers

A sting operation involving a private investigator posing as a farmer has uncovered a scam in which staffers sell transformers on the black market.

Scam victims behind bars in Dubai

The South Africans allegedly duped by a UAE trickster face an uphill battle to return home

Kickstarter is not all good endings, sometimes it’s scams

After backing a successful Kickstarter project, but not seeing the product in development, Liron Segev believes he may have been the victim of a scam.

M&G readers targeted by scam gang

A criminal gang has been covertly targeting the M&G's online readers with a sophisticated security scam. Help us ensure they don't succeed.

Small-town magician siphons $600m through ponzi scheme

Authorities say Paul Burks was the mastermind of a $600-million scam, one of the biggest in US history, that attracted one-million investors.

‘No easy walk to wealth’: Dept warns against fraudsters

The department of finance has condemned the use of documents containing government logos being used to con people out of their hard-earned money.

Supra Mahumapelo got travel agency cash

Mahumapelo has pocketed at least R200000 through his travel agency's business dealings with an ailing municipality in the province.

Phishing can cost you, big time

If you fall foul of a phishing scam and give away your details because of your own negligence, banks are probably not liable.

Press Releases

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

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