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Zondo advocates for the protection of whistleblowers

Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has stated once more that his commission of inquiry found evidence of state capture. During a… Read More »

Mark MacGann comes forward as the Uber whistleblower

The whistleblower was identified by The Guardian as Mark MacGann, who served as the firm’s senior lobbyist in Europe from… Read More »

South African nurse living in the UK struck off the roll for fraud claims

A South African nurse who had lived and worked in the UK for more than ten years was struck off… Read More »

R89.4m SASSA Fraud kept hush hush

A staggering R89.4 million has been stolen through social grant system between 16 and 28 October. Postbank employees or Postbank… Read More »

Steps that follow after an employee is caught committing fraud in South Africa

The negative effects of fraud on any organization, no matter its size, cannot be emphasized enough. Companies primarily protect themselves… Read More »

Whistleblowers aid in uncovering corruption at Lottery offices in NC

Thanks to the effort of 2 whistleblowers the SIU and the Hawks were tipped on information of how non-profit organisations… Read More »

How to spot fraud in your company

Internal fraud can devastate any business, regardless of size. The company’s reputation, stakeholder relationships, and employee morale are all negatively… Read More »

Did corruption trigger the coronavirus outbreak?

The latest lethal strain of coronavirus arose at a wild animal meat market in Wuhan, China. This is according to… Read More »

Confidence fraud: how to avoid being scammed

Confidence fraud, also called romance scamming, is on the rise. But the FBI is coming down hard on perpetrators. Get… Read More »

Africa’s richest woman accused of fraud and corruption

Prosecutors in Angola are accusing Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos, of embezzlement and money laundering. Attorney General Helder Pitta… Read More »

Today is global anti-corruption day. So what will you do differently?

Today 9-December is International Anti-Corruption Day. Corruption hurts all of us. At an individual level, it increases the amount of… Read More »

Eskom to lifestyle-audit 2,300 more staff as it turns up the heat against corruption

Great to see South Africa’s electricity supplier Eskom picking up the fight against corruption in the organisation. After lifestyle-auditing almost… Read More »

The cryptoqueen: the hunt for a multi-billion-dollar scam artist

They called her the cryptoqueen. Bulgarian-born fraudster Dr Ruja Ignatova was a jet-setting, Oxford-educated entrepreneur with her own unique cryptocurrency… Read More »

Is there a place for humans in digitally disrupted accounting?

Cloud computing, automation, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain. More and more, integration of financial data, intelligent software… Read More »

EOH blacklists 50 business partners in corruption crackdown

JSE-listed tech group EOH is cracking down on corruption in a big way. EOH has blacklisted 50 enterprise development partners,… Read More »

Drexel University professor spent federal grants at strip clubs

A former Drexel University professor allegedly spent almost $200,000 of federal research money on strip clubs and other personal expenses,… Read More »

Call for forensic investigation into farmworker equity schemes

When Jolande Smith and 240 other farmworkers became shareholders in the Langwyde Werknemers Trust 10 years ago, they were led… Read More »

Garmin SA shopping website hacked

Garmin South Africa’s shop[dot]garmin[dot]co[dot]za website was hacked. This was according to an email sent out on 12-Sep-2019 by Garmin SA… Read More »

Inside entrepreneurs’ IP theft fight with Nedbank

“Unethical” is the way that entrepreneur, Thandile Jwambi, described Nedbank’s behaviour in the IP theft case he and his partner,… Read More »