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Suspected Bank Fraudsters Remanded in Custody

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Two alleged bank fraudsters, Jennifer Vanesia Deville (54) and Lebone Beatrice Mazongani (40) have appeared in the Burgersfort Magistrate Court on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 for fraud and they were remanded in custody. On Monday, 10 July 2017 Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Unit Members together with Crime Intelligence conducted an operation following a tip-off about […]




Bank fraud women nailed

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Hawks officials have arrested three women in connection with banking fraud crimes over the past two weeks. Officials have raised concerns around banking safety over the festive season, a period that usually sees a spike in fraudulent activities. The women – Sesethu Selepi, Faatimah Hartley and Yasmine Hamdulay – were nabbed in separate incidents since […]




$300,000 Bank Fraud

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File this one under nice try: The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled against a man who argued stealing $300,000 of an acquaintance’s bank deposits didn’t fit the definition of bank fraud. His reasoning? The bank itself didn’t lose a dime. The Supreme Court not surprisingly rejected that argument in Shaw v. U.S., ruling unanimously that […]