Hawks, FBI bring down online romance fraud group
Local and international law enforcement authorities apprehend a syndicate with links to online romance scams that saw victims lose over R100 million.
Experian data breach suspect nabbed
The Hawks arrest a 36-year-old suspect in Gauteng for his alleged involvement in last year’s Experian data breach.
Hawks nab suspected social media instigators of unrest
Two suspects alleged to have been behind the July looting and unrest will appear in court today, for incitement to commit violence on social media.
Suspects arrested for hacking City of Tshwane, R53m pillaged
Nine suspects will this week appear in court for allegedly hacking City of Tshwane servers, defrauding the municipality of R53 million.
Hawks nab second suspect in Cell C’s R130m fraud case
The mobile network operator says it fully supports the law enforcement authorities in the arrest of a second former employee, IT manager Adriraan Pillay.
Ex-SASSA officials get 10 years imprisonment for fraud
The officials were sentenced for defrauding the state of almost R1.2 million in a well-orchestrated manipulation of the agency’s system.
Hawks nab suspected hackers targeting SASSA in Nelspruit
The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation says the accused were plotting to pillage SASSA by hacking into the social security agency’s system.
Storm over Hawks probe into Cele’s fake social media accounts
Investigations by the Hawks to identify and locate these fake account operators, and bring them to book, are at an advanced stage.
Three suspected cell tower battery thieves nabbed
The Hawks and Port Shepstone K9 arrest three suspects found in possession of suspected stolen cellphone network batteries.
Security expert warns of unprecedented phishing attacks in SA
As the Hawks investigates cyber attacks on the CR17 campaign, a security expert warns SA is experiencing a new wave of phishing attacks.
DTPS lifts lid on entities' corruption cases
SITA tops the list as the department's entity with the most reported cases for contravening anti-bribery and corruption legislation.