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DUTY TO REPORT CORRUPTION - SECT 34
Section 34: Places the duty on certain persons to report certain offences. Failure to report is an offence.
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LATEST NEWS
ACCUSED SENTENCED FOR FRAUD AND CONTRAVENTION OF THE TAX ADMINISTRATION ACT 2024/05/14
  • 14 MAY 2024 Sipho Andrew Philane (62), was found guilty and sentenced by the Nelspruit Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Tuesday, 14 May 2024 for contravening the provisions of Section 235(1)(a) of the Tax Administration Act, Act 28 of 2011 and contravening Section 4(b) of the Prevention of Organised Crime Act, Act 121 of 1998-Money laundering. The sentence followed after a lengthy investigation conducted by the Hawks Nelspruit-based Serious Commercial Crime Investigation Unit since April 2017.
    FORMER BOOKKEEPER APPEARED IN COURT FOR ALLEGATIONS OF FRAUDULENT VAT RETURNS 2024/05/14
  • Thozama Sauli (40) who was the bookkeeper of Zone 607 CC company appeared before East London Magistrates’ Court on 14 May 2024 for allegations of Value Added Tax fraud. Sauli was ultimately arrested by East London-based Serious Commercial Crime Investigation of the Hawks on the same day of his court appearance. Her co-accused Mandla Welcome Mashiyi (58) the sole director of Zone 607 CC company was arrested on 26 March 2024 and appeared on 27 March 2024, then released on R10 000 bail.
    FARM USED AS CLANDESTINE LABORATORY AUCTIONED 2024/05/14
  • On 10 May 2024, R1 003 466.90 was deposited to the Criminal Assets Recovery Account (CARA) following the auction of Tigerkloof Farm which was forfeited to the State in October 2022. In 2019, Hawks members from Newcastle Serious Organised Crime Investigation received information about a farm that was used as a clandestine laboratory in the Ingogo area in Newcastle. An operation was conducted and evidence was collected. It was concluded that the farm was used as a clandestine laboratory.


    POLICIES AND ACTS
    Description Date Published Type
         Policy Document 1   2023/2024   Pdf
         Policy Document 2   2023/2024   Pdf
         Act 1   2023/2024   Pdf

    Documents Description Date
    Annual Strategic Plans 2020/2025
    Annual Reports 2020/2025
    Publications