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Crypto marketer gets bail in fraud case

By Daily News Published on Friday, 14 June 2024
Tags: #Banking & Finance Law #Criminal Law #Science & Technology Law
Neil de Waal, a promoter for multi-level marketing scheme GS Partners (GSP), has been granted R15 000 bail in the Benoni Magistrate's Court after making an appearance on charges of fraud.

Magashule's ex-PA takes extradition request to ConCourt

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
Ace Magashule's former assistant, Moroadi Cholota, wants direct access to the Constitutional Court to challenge the request to extradite her.

Soldier guilty of rape and infecting girlfriend with HIV

By Daily News Published on Wednesday, 12 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
A SANDF soldier has been found guilty of raping and intentionally infecting his girlfriend with HIV, reports News24.

Dog owner in court over assault footage

By Daily News Published on Monday, 10 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
‘People will never know how much we love our dog,’ said a Cape Town man who spent a night in jail last week for assaulting his Boston Terrier.

Crypto promoter charged with fraud

By Daily News Published on Monday, 10 June 2024
Tags: #Banking & Finance Law #Criminal Law
The Benoni Magistrate's Court has set Gold Standard Bank (GSB) promoter Neil de Waal’s  bail at R15 000 after he was charged with fraud.

DStv ‘piracy kingpin’ arrested

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 06 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Science & Technology Law
Multichoice has confirmed the arrest of the alleged content piracy kingpin behind Waka TV.

SCA dismisses prosecutor's damages claim against NPA

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 06 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The NPA has avoided a possible R2m damages claim lodged by one of its own senior prosecutors after it tried to prosecute him in 2016.

Tshwane tender scam targets lawyers

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #General Legal Practice
Legal practitioners have been warned not to fall prey to a tender scam by a person masquerading as a City of Tshwane official soliciting money from them to assist with submission of their outstanding bid documents.

BHI kingpins remanded in custody

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2024
Tags: #Banking & Finance Law #Criminal Law
The Hawks have detained Global and Local financial adviser Michael Adam Haldane and Rubicon Trust director Sona Pillay – who had attempted to flee the country – in connection with their alleged role in the R2.8bn BHI Trust Ponzi scheme.

Low-ranking official blamed for dodgy R4.2m contract

By Daily News Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
A low-ranking official has taken the fall for ‘unlawful activities’ related to a dubious R4.2m Mangaung municipality contract amid the metro’s legal battles with the NPA, reports the Mail & Guardian.

Late tycoon's sister claims he was poisoned

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 23 May 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The sister of late Limpopo business tycoon Theophilus Mphosi says independent forensic reports have confirmed that he was poisoned, but the state's delay in releasing its pathology report is obstructing ‘what has now become a murder investigation’.

‘Midwife’ sued after twin tragedy

By Daily News Published on Monday, 20 May 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law #Litigation
The parents who lost their twin babies, allegedly while in the care of unregistered midwife Caitlyn Collins, are suing her and the Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo in the Western Cape High Court for R4.46m for emotional, psychological and financial damages.

Dates finally set for Zuma's arms deal trial

By Daily News Published on Friday, 17 May 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
Two decades after Jacob Zuma was charged with corruption relating to the arms deal, dates have been set for him to finally face trial.

Steinhoff executive jailed in Germany

By Daily News Published on Friday, 17 May 2024
Tags: #Business & Industry Law #Criminal Law
A former business associate of the late Steinhoff boss Markus Jooste has been sentenced to six years in jail in Germany on 20 counts of tax evasion.

Zuma back in court for Downer recusal bid

By Daily News Published on Thursday, 16 May 2024
Tags: #Criminal Law
The NPA says Jacob Zuma has ‘no right’ to appeal the dismissal of his latest bid to force the removal of his corruption prosecutor, Advocate Billy Downer SC, before his trial ends – and argues the case against him must (finally) proceed.

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