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Cybercrime concerns FS police

Cybercrime, which includes, theft, fraud, extortion and a host of statutory offences, amongst others, remains a serious concern for the Free State police as...

Former police officers and clerk to start trial

The trial of six former police officers and a finance clerk has been set for 12 to 14 August 2019 in the Bloemfontein High...

Pensioners warned after alleged bogus mine officials defraud miner of R100...

Police in Welkom have launched a manhunt after three suspects allegedly defrauded a retired mine worker of R100 000. On 1 April 2019 at about 08:00...

Hawks arrest former correctional services commissioners and Bosasa officials

Seven suspects aged between 78 and 50 years old were arrested on Wednesday by the Directorate for Priority Investigations (known as Hawks) on allegations...

Bakili bail application postponed

Stanley Bakili, a suspect linked to the murder of Louis Siemens, briefly appeared  in the Bloemfontein Magistrates’ court on Thursday, 7 June 2018 to...

More arrests to follow in R7.8 m fraud case

More suspects are due for arrest following the initial arrest of a 48-year-old male, a former employee of the Free State Department of Health,...

FORMER ATTORNEY SENTENCED FOR DEFRAUDING HIS CLIENTS

26 JULY 2017 BLOEMFONTEIN: A 44-year-old attorney from Bloemfontein has today been sentenced to 30 months imprisonment after he was convicted on two counts of...

Botshabelo fake car disc syndicate busted

Selosesha Crime Intelligence Unit and Selosesha K-9 Unit managed to arrest two suspects for allegations of fraud and driving a vehicle with a fake...

Police seek suspects after elderly woman is scammed

Police in Welkom are looking to arrest four suspects after an elderly woman had her money stolen under false pretence. Police spokesperson, Stephen Thakeng, says...

Suspects to appear in court for selling fake matric certificate

Three suspects are set to appear in the Botshabelo Magistrate’s Court for on charges of fraud on Tuesday, 17 January. Joel Mpotle (38), Tebello Mohale...

Commercial crime rate on a downturn in FS

The commercial crime rate in the Free State, especially cases opened by bank customers, have declined this year in comparison to previous years. This is...

Education Department confirms suspension of managers

The Free State Department of Education has confirmed the suspension of five managers working at the department's various warehouses. This follows allegations of fraud, corruption...

Notice: Consumers are warned against online shopping fraud

The South African Police Service wants to warn members of the public about criminals that target consumers who are selling their properties on line...

Free State communities warned against ATM fraudsters

Police in the Free State have issued a warning to communities to be extra cautious of ATM fraudsters that switch bank cards and copy...

Pacofs answers questions on woes for the first time

Pacofs answers questions on woes for the first time

National Department intervenes at Pacofs

Cathy Dlodlo The national Department of Arts and Culture has intervened at the Performing Arts Council of the Free State (Pacofs) after possible in-fighting and...

National department intervenes at Pacofs

National department intervenes at Pacofs

Pacofs on the brink of collapse

Former Pacofs artistic director, Jerry Mofokeng. PHOTO: KOBUS ROBBERTZE