Fraud

The fish rots from the head, declares that ancient Chinese proverb. If it’s true that
the buck starts and ends in the boardroom, it’s little wonder that more shameful
revelations have emerged from deep within the seemingly shameless public
broadcaster.

Have you seen SAPS job advertisements? The South African Police Service (SAPS)
has warned the public about misleading advertisements regarding the recruitment of
new constables.

The increasing reports of fraudulent activity in the higher education sector has been
condemned by Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande. The Minister
has issued a warning to the those who have forged qualifications or CV's.

Students are being warned about a university operating illegally in Johannesburg which
has not been accredited. The Department of Higher Education and Training has
approached South African Police Service (SAPS) to open charges against the owners
of the institution.

Bogus FET colleges are popping up across the country and the Department of
Higher Education and Training has urged students, parents and guardians to
ensure that the institutions they enrol with are legally registered.

A warning has been issued to the public to avoid a fake advertisement claiming to
offer nursing study opportunities which is said to have been endorsed by the City of
Tshwane's government.

The public has been urged to ignore BankSeta learnership adverts posted on unofficial
websites
and private e-mail accounts after a fake advertisement was discovered on the popular
free-listing website, Gumtree.

Do you have a feeling that the job application process or your future employer is not
entirely legitimate? Well you might be right. If you are receiving unusual requests from
a prospective employer don't ignore the warning bells.

As people become desperate to make ends meet more workers are turning to
employee fraud as a means of supplementing their income. A recent survey revealed
that fraud committed by employees in the UK alone went up by over 40% last year.

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