THE SIU RECOVERS OVER R33 MILLION FROM NORTHLINK COLLEGE IN NSFAS INVESTIGATION

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has recovered R33 489 884.37 from Northlink College in the Western Cape as part of its National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) investigations. This is the first actual recovery of government money since the signing of Proclamation R88 of 2022 on Friday, 26 August 2022.Northlink College is a technical and […]

Collaborative Awareness Campaign during the International Fraud Awareness Week by
DWS, SIU and ACFE SA

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) together with Special Investigative Unit (SIU) andthe Association of Certified Fraud Examiners South Africa (ACFE SA) have come together to createawareness and encourage the public to take a pro-active role in the on-going battle against fraudand corruption during the International Fraud Awareness Week campaign.The International Fraud Awareness Week, […]

SIU welcomes the arrest of former Eskom executive and seven others

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) welcomes the arrest of former Eskom executive, Matshela Koko, and seven other people by the Hawks and the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) Investigating Directorate (ID) on charges of fraud, corruption, and money laundering in connection with the awarding of a R2.2 billion contract for the construction of Kusile Power Station. […]

SIU granted order to freeze pension benefits of former Limpopo Health HOD

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has obtained a preservation order from the Special Tribunal to freeze pension benefits of former Limpopo Department of Health’s Head of Department, Dr Thokozani Florence Mhlongo. The Special Tribunal order interdicts and restrain the Government Employees Pension Fund from paying out or transferring any benefits due to Dr Mhlongo, pending […]

North West scholar transport provider ordered to pay back inflated kilometer monies

The Special Investigating Unit (SIU) welcomes the Special Tribunal’s judgment that orders Maczola Tours CC to pay back inflated school transport money for transporting children attending a rural school in the North West Province. The Special Tribunal order – dated 19 October 2022 – ruled that Maczola Tour should pay back money it unlawfully gained […]