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Hawks National Head Appalled by Police Killing

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The National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza has strongly condemned the murder of Warrant Officer Colbern Mashego, a Hawks member, who was gunned down on Sunday. Warrant Officer Mashego was brutally murdered after he was following information of a drug deal allegedly perpetrated by police officers based at …

Pair Nabbed for Defrauding Municipalities of Millions of Rand

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The Hawks’ Commercial unit has on Tuesday arrested two suspects, male and female aged 42 and 49 respectively. The arrests followed lengthy internal SARS investigations relating to unclaimed Input VAT claims by several Western Cape municipalities, for the period 2009 to 2011. It is alleged that a tax consultant company under the duo’s directorship was …

Drugs Found in Nigerians Apartment

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Hawks Organised Crime Unit, SANEB and Crime Intelligence members had a joint operation which led to the arrest of a 26 years old Nigerian man for possession of drugs in Polokwane on Wednesday, 07 September 2016. The suspect’s apartment  was searched and 31 pieces of rock, 17 pieces of half moon and one sachet including …

Hawks Arrest Income Tax Swindler

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Following lengthy investigations the Hawks’ Commercial Wing arrested a 42 year old, alleged fake Tax practitioner for fraud. It is alleged that during the period 2009 and 2012 the suspect, a self-professed tax-consultant would approach unsuspecting SARS clients, undertake to assist them in submitting their returns, he would then, on their behalf submit fictitious business …

Hawks Dispel Rumours of Politicians

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Pretoria – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation is concerned with the number of speculations making rounds about the so called imminent arrests of political leaders in the Wandile Bozwana murder case. The information has unfortunately been taken advantage by unscrupulous people whose interest is to bring confusion and fear. The National Head of the …

Two Cops Caught in the Act of Bribery

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Pretoria– A police Warrant Officer and his colleague, a Sergeant, who are stationed at Mangaung Detective Services will appear before the Hertzogville Magistrate’s Court today (Wednesday) following their arrest on Tuesday after they were caught in the act of soliciting a bribe. The two were investigating a case of theft of a tractor and instead …

Tender Sharks

Special Assignment

This week’s Special Assignment looks at scam syndicates that approach unsuspecting people on the supplier databases of various government departments and pretend to be the respective government departments. The scammers then instruct these suppliers to send three quotes for jobs under a million rand to the ‘department.’ The unsuspecting supplier concedes, the quotes are accepted …

SACP’s utterances disturbing and malice

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Pretoria – The office of the National Head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) has read with shock and disappointment the malicious accusations contained in a statement issued by the South African Communist Party (SACP) labelled against the Lieutenant General Mthandazo Ntlemeza. The SACP alleged in a statement that the Lieutenant General Ntlemeza …

Hawks nail three SAPS employees for fraud and corruption

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Johannesburg – The Hawks in Gauteng have on Wednesday morning arrested three SAPS employees stationed at Brakpan police station’s support service for defrauding the state of R37 000 in false overtime claims. The mastermind, who works at the station’s finance department, created overtime claims for himself, wife and sister-in-law who work at the same station …