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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 […]




Increase in Tax Return Fraud

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Point police station in Kwazulu-Natal is experiencing a number of fraud cases involving SARS Tax returns being opened at the station since the beginning of this month. It is alleged that victims received their IRP5’s and went to SARS offices to submit their tax returns. Upon their arrival, they were told that their tax returns […]




Opening bank accounts for fraudsters strongly condemned by SAPS

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The Hawks have of late detected a trend in which people receive money in order to open bank accounts for people they do not even know. Investigations have revealed that most people have become the subjects of investigations after their accounts were found to have been used to either receive or transfer money which have […]




SAPS SMS and Online Recruitment Scam

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It has come to the attention of the South African Police Service (SAPS) that there is an online recruitment scam currently operating in the country. The scammers are inviting unsuspecting job seekers to apply for bogus ‘Police Trainee Posts’. The South African Police Service (SAPS) wishes to advise the public not to fall for such […]




SAPS warn of fake employment opportunities

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Pretoria – The South African Police Service (SAPS) has warned the public about misleading advertisements regarding the recruitment of new constables. The adverts are apparently being circulated through the social media application WhatsApp and on thewww.salearnership.com website. SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale said there are currently no posts advertised for police trainees. “The advertisements […]