High Noon for rotten sheriffs


High Noon for rotten sheriffs

South Africans have lost billions through corrupt auctions - but now detectives are ready to pounce on the guilty.

For decades the authorities have turned a blind eye to fraud and corruption in sheriffs’ offices, particularly in the area of sales in execution. But last month, in the first of a series of country-wide raids, police and SARS swooped on six sheriffs' premises in the greater Durban area.

You ask why, well, their hands were forced.

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Submitted by : Tony Beamish of PARISOT on 2012-01-30 14:51:08
Court sheriff nabbed for auctions syndicate:

www.citypress.co.za/SouthAfrica/News/Court-sheriff-nabbed-for-auctions-syndicate-20120130

Finally some action. Most probably due to this noseweek article.
 
Submitted by : Tony Beamish of PARISOT on 2011-09-22 16:36:16
Rot in SA Board for Sheriffs alleged: www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Rot-in-SA-Board-for-Sheriffs-alleged-20110922
 
Submitted by : Tony Beamish of PARISOT on 2011-09-22 16:35:40
www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/Rot-in-SA-Board-for-Sheriffs-alleged-20110922
 
Submitted by : of PARISOT on 2010-12-12 17:54:28
Where have we gone as a society. Profitting and kicking people when they are really down. Maybe the new legislation regarding credit was the cause of the investigation. Maybe banks were battling to collect the difference between the auction price and the debt owed.
Hope every single white collar criminal ends up in jail.
 
Submitted by : Scott Cundill of Johannesburg on 2010-12-06 21:39:51
I am so impressed with you Noseweek. Well done to Jan Kleynhans too.

You guys have only scratched the surface. How about the fact that TWO files are secretly kept at the Johannesburg high court - one for the judge and one for shelf. Guess which one contains the bulk of the evidence? Furthermore, lawyers are advising clients to liquidate cc's with properties in them and then, THE SAME ATTORNEYS are foreclosing!

If you want to take this story even deeper, please contact me.
 
Submitted by : Anthony Krijger of Westville on 2010-12-01 06:26:02
Some good friends of mine decided to retire and sold their clothing factory and shops to a new buyer who subsequently died before they were paid in full. Subsequently it was decided to liquidate the business as they were unsure of any new debts the new and now deceased buyer incurred. When it was liquidated the Sheriff totally trashed the place when collecting machinery. Huge volumes of clothing disappeared and nearly new machinery was sold at a quarter of the second hand value of these. In fact the scrap metal value would probably have been higher. These good friends lost a ton of money to a really corrupt bunch of crooks all posing as "law enforcers".
 
Submitted by : John Burley of Cheltenham on 2010-11-29 17:52:00
Amazing, FNB do one good thing in their lives and then want to hide it. The Justice system in SA once again fails dismally!

Editor's Note
Could it have just been a smoke and mirror to hide something else? Banks never do anything good for non-self benefit. Check your bank statement and justify the charges.
 
Submitted by : Tony Beamish of PARISOT on 2010-11-25 19:32:34
So, Mr NOSE, when will you be putting the video up on YouTube ?

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