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Bail for 7 SAPS employees arrested for R5.2 Million fraud and corruption

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The seven South African Police Service employees arrested by the Hawks for counts of fraud, corruption and theft have appeared at the Bloemfontein Commercial Court on Wednesday, 1 February 2017. Their cases were postponed to the 3 March 2017. Lieutenant Colonel LJ Dodo (48) working at Provincial Vispol, Lieutenant Colonel TJ Mokhethi (48) working at […]




Six Police Officers Arrested for Fraud

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The Hawks in Free State have concluded a major investigation with a successful takedown operation wherein six police officers were arrested for fraud, corruption and theft. One Lieutenant Colonel working at Provincial Vispol (48), another Lieutenant Colonel (48) working at Public Order Police (POP), three constables whose ages ranged between 37 and 44, attached to […]




Springbok Police finance clerk in court for R3.4 million fraud

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Siyabonga Mangqishi (36), a Finance Administration Clerk at Springbok SAPS has appeared before the Springbok Regional Court on various charges of fraud. Mangqishi allegedly falsified financial documents and received undue payments to his personal account. These fraudulent transactions began in January 2014 until 10 January 2017. Personal particulars of numerous fellow colleagues were used to […]




Recycled SAPS ‘Warning’ a Fraud

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The following message is being posted and shared on Facebook this year: Urgent Message from SAPD: This message is for every man, boy, woman or girl who goes to work, college or school alone. If you find a child crying on the road showing his/her address and asking you to take him/her to that address, […]




Hawks Members Arrested for Extortion

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JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng Hawks have arrested two of their after they allegedly insisted on R100 000 pay out to squash a case. The two, Sergeant Sithembo Moses Dlamini (54) and Captain Saul Thulani Mdletshe were arrested on Friday after they conspired to pocket R100 000 from a suspect on a Brackendowns fraud case. It […]




Counterfeit liquor worth R24500 recovered

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On Friday, 11 November 2016, at about 14:00, Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Task Team tackled two suspects with 156 bottles of counterfeit liquor at the Unit 9 Shopping Centre in Chatsworth. The Task Team reacted swiftly after receiving information from a reliable source that a white Ford Ranger is transporting liquor which is illicit. The […]




SAPS official arrested for fraud

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Members of the Police’s Anti-Corruption Unit arrested a 32-year-old police Detective Constable stationed at Cape Town Central on Thursday 10 November 2016. According to information received the Constable defrauded informers by submitting claims on their behalf and the money claimed never reached them. A case of fraud was opened and an investigation into the matter […]




False Case man arrested

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“We are sending out a stern warning to our communities that we will do everything within our powers to put people behind bars for abusing state resources by opening false cases. Opening a false case is a criminal offence and it is punishable by law. All those who are still thinking of doing the same […]




Kempton Park man nabbed for corruption

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The National Anti-Corruption Investigations have arrested a Property Portfolio Manager of an Industrial Property company based in Kempton Park for corruption on Monday. The 54-year-old man allegedly demanded and received R20 000 from a woman to whom the company had awarded a Training Tender. Preliminary investigation have revealed that the suspect had previously received kickbacks […]




Civil Servant Sentenced for Defrauding State

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Kimberley-Northern Cape Hawks Provincial Head, Major General KD Galawe welcomed the court outcomes against Thapelo Samson Shongwe (44), a public service employee in Douglas. Shongwe was arrested on 20 October 2015 after it was discovered that he submitted fraudulent document in order gain employment within the South African Police Service. His appointment dates back from […]




Corrupt SAPS Members Arrested

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What started out as an investigation into house robberies, business robberies and hijackings in Lwandle, Strand and Somerset West resulted in a two year project that saw three policemen and two alleged drug dealers arrested during last week. The crime intelligence driven operation dubbed “Project Elephant” continued with its endeavours to root out corruption within […]




Policeman on Corruption Charges

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The HAWKS Anti-Corruption Unit, in conjunction with Crime Intelligence from Head Office have arrested a 39-year-old Bloemfontein warrant officer for corruption and extortion. In March this year, the officer remunerated the informer with R9 000 but later demanded R5 500, telling the recipient that the money was for another informer who was detained at Grootvlei […]




Bogus website advertisements on SAPS traineeship and vacancies

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Pretoria – The South African Police Service (SAPS) wishes to alert the public of the existence of bogus advertisements purporting to be from the SAPS recruiting interested persons to apply for police traineeship for 2017 and other vacancies within the police on a website http://www.jobfeed.co.za/police-development-learning-programme/ using the SAPS logo. As it is the norm, the […]




Matric certificate fraud

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MPUMALANGA – Two former police reservists have been sentenced to 12 month imprisonment or R6 000 fine after they were found guilty of fraud by the Machadodorp Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The two presented fraudulent Grade 12 certificates when seeking permanent appointment within the South African Police Service. Lettie Ntuli (34) and Philemon Sekwane (31) […]




SAPS warn against fake complaints

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Cullinan Acting Station Commander Captain Coralie Nel has strongly urged the community members to refrain from reporting false complaints to the police. Captain Nel stated these with a very great concern, following a recent false complaint that was made regarding an alleged murder. Members of the public are being urged to only report crimes in […]