Articles containing the keyword Banking


DIARY OF A DON

We track the recent history of Don Vito "Roberto" Palazzolo - mafia banker and fugitive, now resident in South Africa. Palazzolo entered South Africa illegally in 1986, after absconding from a Swiss prison where he ...

Offshore with sharks

Offshore with sharks

Thinking of opening one of those clever overseas trust thingies that the bank says is so useful? Well, before you do, look at how Nedbank does it - and then think again. Various companies in the ...

SAAMBOU: THE LEAKS CONTINUE

SAAMBOU: THE LEAKS CONTINUE

A secret intelligence report reveals extraordinary behind the scenes manoeuvering before and after SA's biggest ever bank collapse ...

Dirty laundry remains unwashed

Dirty laundry remains unwashed

Silence reigns on the shameless pillaging of Randgold. By Barry Sergeant The nefarious pastime of money laundering is normally associated with dodgy characters carousing in exotic tax havens where palm trees hide more than ...

Latest reports from Africa Confidential

Latest reports from Africa Confidential

Mid-life crisis as the African Development Bank turns 50. These are heady times for the African Development Bank. Against a background of resurgent economic growth, the AfDB started to celebrate its 50th birthday at ...

Phishing: Bigtime Cybercrime hits SA

Phishing: Bigtime Cybercrime hits SA

Banks are making only feeble attempts at curbing SA’s huge cybercrime wave. What’s to be done about the billions of rand lost last year by an estimated one million South Africans who fell victim ...

Bankers, lawyers and whores

Bankers, lawyers and whores

Absa is up to its old tricks -- again. Cobus Potgieter probably won’t be the last person to be taken to the cleaners by Absa. But he’s one of the few with the balls to fight ...

Dear Editor: Resilient: What's the JSE to do?

What's the JSE going to do? Lane wouldn't have killed himself Pox on all your houses Mouldy business The ...

Not stealing! Just borrowing

Not stealing! Just borrowing

Mercantile Bank appointees help themselves to company's cash. Bruno Lenhardt merged his company with Lisa, the brokers of Mercantile Bank and he was forced to take on board Salvatore Sanna and two other employees. He has subsequently ...

ABSA DOES THE GREY SHOE SHUFFLE

Top executives from ABSA lied on the stand in a case against David Hersch - the "too clever Jew". ...