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Employer-friendly guide to whistleblowing

Cases involving whistleblowers can be financially and reputationally harmful to the organizations they are brought against. Therefore, it’s crucial that… Read More »

Fleet manager for NDPP is given R3000 bail after being charged of R100K fuel card theft.

Jim Mohau Ntsasa, a worker for Bloemfontein’s Director of Public Prosecution, was detained for exceeding the R100,000 limit on his… Read More »

Victory for whistleblower as court orders reinstatement

A woman received compensation for the “punishment” she suffered after bringing attention to attempted nepotism in the department. The whistleblower… Read More »

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 »

South Africa’s big banks are warned by SARB.

The largest banks in the nation have been alerted by the Prudential Authority of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)… 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 »

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 »

Ostracised for being a whistle-blower

Whistle-blowers are called by so many names, many of which are unpleasant. Coming forward and reporting takes a great deal… Read More »

Even death threats won’t stop Athol Williams whistleblowing about corruption

In 2021 Athol Williams spoke out at South Africa’s State Capture Commission about corruption, implicating consulting firm Bain in destroying… Read More »

Guptas’ state capture cost South Africa almost R50bn

Following the money from government entities to the Guptas’ coffers, nearly R50 billion can be traced through invoices and bank… Read More »

FraudCracker interviewed by Safety Detective

Aviva Zacks of Safety Detective recently interviewed Colette Symanowitz of FraudCracker, to find out how our ground-breaking tech helps people… Read More »

U.S. court grants IDC access to Gupta financial records from 17 global banks

Remember that saying “The wheels of justice turn slowly but they grind exceedingly fine”? It’s finally come true for the Guptas. Proof that… Read More »

5 government officials arrested in fraud case linked to Vrede dairy farm and Department of Agriculture

In South Africa, the fight against corruption is finally leading to arrests. On 17-Aug-2020, the Hawk’s Serious Corruption Investigation team… Read More »

FraudCracker gets certification from The Ethics Institute

It’s official! We now have certification from The Ethics Institute (TEI) for FraudCracker, our online fraud reporting tool with interactive… Read More »

ACFE webinar: Protecting whistleblowers in the digital age

Thanks to all of you who attended our webinar for ACFESA (the Association of Fraud Examiners South Africa) that Colette… Read More »

Can you spot the potential embezzler in your company?

Which of your employees is most likely to steal the big bucks from your company? Here’s where the Marquet Report… Read More »

Fraud reporting tools: Does my company need one? Do they work?

Does my company need a tool for employees to report fraud, and do these work? Definitely yes. Read this article… Read More »

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