Wife Arrested in Connection with Murder of Pofadder Hotelier

The wife of Pofadder hotelier Leon Brits has been arrested in connection with his murder last year, police said on Monday.

According to police spokesperson Captain Sergio Kock, provincial organised crime detectives and other stakeholders arrested his widow at around 08:45 in Marchand, Kakamas.

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Money Mules with The Devi Show

Financial crime costs the economy billions and criminals are always finding new ways to syphon money while keeping their hands clean. Desperate South Africans have been complicit in money laundering by naively selling their bank accounts and personal information to cyber criminals for a small fee, oblivious to the long-term repercussions.

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Fraud Scheme Investigated and Offices Closed

The Hawks are investigating a case of fraud involving up to R5-million in a so-called cryptocurrency investment scheme that was run by a company called Trinity Tokens in Mossel Bay.

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Selzer Laws Response to Carte Blanche on Behalf of the Marks

Mirror Trading International - MTI - Update
Clynton and Cheri marks right of reply from their attorneys in full:
Following tonight’s insert on Carte Blanche, the producers have released the full un-redacted reply of the questions that Carte Blanche put to Clynton and Cheri Marks.

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Bitcoin Scheme Mirror Trading International to be Liquidated

The Master of the Cape High Court has appointed four provisional liquidators to track down whatever assets they can from Mirror Trading International (MTI), the bitcoin investment scheme that stopped paying out members’ requests for withdrawals in December after its CEO, Johann Steynberg, went Awol.

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Ponzi Scheme

Drie in hof op string klagtes na ponzi-belegginskema van meer as R11 miljoen in mekaar tuimel.
Marlene en Clive Lewarne, die beweerde meesterbreine agter ’n multi-miljoen rand ponzi-beleggsinskema, het Vrydag vlugtig saam Annelie Smit in die streekhof op Middelburg verskyn, na hul arrestasie vroeër die oggend.

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Sugan Deon Naicker Sentenced to 35 Years Imprisonment

A Durban Regional court has convicted notorious fraudster Sugan Deon Naicker to 35 years imprisonment. The 37-year-old Chatsworth resident pleaded guilty to seven counts of fraud amounting to over R500 000, while several cases remain open across the country.

IRS does not believe the matter stops here as there are still other cases that Naicker must account for. The difference now is that he cannot evade arrest or not present himself at court because we know where he is - in prison!
Article via Indian Spice who have been at the forefront of keeping this case in the public domain.

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Pyramid Scheme Accused of Stealing Millions from Hungry South Africans

The Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU) announced on Tuesday that it had, based on evidence from the National Consumer Commission and Financial Intelligence Centre, frozen the accounts and was investigating a Covid-19 pyramid scheme called Up Money grocery club owned by Jude Matsimela and Sipho Mdhuli.

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Wanted Suspect Caught After More Than a Decade

A well-known businessman from Mossel Bay, who has allegedly been running from the law for approximately the last 14 years, was arrested by members of the Mossel Bay police and an independent financial crimes investigation company, IRS Forensic Investigations, at his home in Muller Street last night.

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