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Corruption: Can we beat the gravy train? Webinar

Corruption is a massive problem worldwide with deep social, political and economic costs. But it isn’t unbeatable. We can beat corruption, and countries have done it. Find out how they did it, the anti-corruption models that work, and what the lessons are for South Africa. Join this eye-opening talk given by Colette Symanowitz of FraudCracker, as part of the SABS ACFE SA webinar on 1-Sep-2020. Or RSVP by email to invitations@sabs.co.za https://lnkd.in/gix4i39 https://lnkd.in/g9wSa2j


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5 government officials arrested in fraud case linked to Vrede dairy farm and Department of Agriculture

In South Africa, the fight against corruption is finally leading to arrests. On 17-Aug-2020, the Hawks arrested 5 Free State government officials. This makes 7 arrests so far in the corruption, fraud and money-laundering case linked to the infamous Vrede dairy farm case and the Free State Department of Agriculture, under the leadership of controversial ANC politicians Ace Magashule and Mosebenzi Zwane.  https://blog.fraudcracker.com/5-government-officials-arrested-in-fraud-case-linked-to-vrede-dairy-farm-and-department-of-agriculture/ #anticorruption #Hawks


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Will we see more women leaders because of the pandemic?

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Globally, women are setting the bar on how to lead effectively in a crisis. Countries with women leaders have had 6x fewer Covid-19 deaths than those led by men, and will recover sooner from recession. Yet the global average for women in national parliaments is only 25%, and female representation on boards is still low worldwide. Will the positive results in the pandemic make us more willing to have women leaders? https://blog.fraudcracker.com/will-we-see-more-women-leaders-because-of-the-pandemic/ #womenleaders


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FraudCracker gets certification from The Ethics Institute

It’s official! We now have certification from The Ethics Institute (TEI) for FraudCracker, our online fraud reporting tool that allows your company’s authority figures, like the CEO or CFO, to have a back-and-forth follow-up conversation with the whistle-blower, ask them questions and get evidence from them. And the whistle-blower remains completely anonymous the whole time. Thanks to Liezl and her team at TEI, and our FraudCracker team, for all their hard work to make this possible! More info at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/fraudcracker-now-certified-by-the-ethics-institute/ #certification #TheEthicsInstitute

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Mashaba’s People’s Dialogue party to hit corruption hard

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The party created by former Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, The People’s Dialogue, has corruption-busting at the top of its agenda. Find out more in his open letter to South Africa at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/mashabas-peoples-dialogue-party-to-hit-corruption-hard/ #hitcorruptionhard


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South Africa joins outcry against U.S. exec order targeting ICC staff

On 11 June 2020 Trump signed an exec order OKing travel restrictions and sanctions against International Criminal Court (ICC) personnel. This is the administration’s latest move to bully the ICC into not probing possible war crimes by US military and intelligence officials. The OK to sanction ICC officials has triggered a widespread global outcry. https://blog.fraudcracker.com/south-africa-joins-outcry-ag…/