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  1. LazyLion

    Robber Shot Dead on East Rand

    A house robber has been killed in a shoot-out with police in Actonville, on the East Rand, police said on Monday. A police patrol saw a group of men trying to break into a house in the Benoni area early on Sunday morning, said Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini. One of them pointed a firearm at the...
  2. LazyLion

    KZN Councillors Owe R1.7M in Rates

    KwaZulu-Natal councillors owe the municipalities they represent more than R1.7 million in unpaid rates and services, the Democratic Alliance said on Friday. DA spokesman George Mari said this had been revealed in a reply in the legislature to questions put by the DA. "According to the...
  3. LazyLion

    US Police Arrest Larcenous 'Hermit' lost since 1986

    Police in the far north-eastern state of Maine have arrested a loner who vanished from sight in 1986 and survived by stealing supplies from area camps, local media reported Thursday. Christopher Knight, the 47 year-old man locals called the "North Pond Hermit," was arrested last week and...
  4. LazyLion

    Public Protector Warns of Over Billing

    Over-billing and false billing by service providers will cripple the state, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela warned on Wednesday. Addressing the Institute of Municipal Finance Officers (IMFO) in Somerset West, Madonsela said her office was picking up a startling number of cases where service...
  5. LazyLion

    ATM Bombers moving to the UK?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-22000606 Watch the Video at the Link... I wonder if they got the idea from South Africa, or if this is some South African ATM bombers who have moved to the UK? :D
  6. LazyLion

    Police Station Robberies a Worry

    Reported robberies at two East Rand police stations are undermining public trust in the Gauteng police, the Democratic Alliance said on Wednesday. "Reports of items stolen from two police stations in the East Rand further undermine the credibility and public trust in Gauteng police," DA...
  7. LazyLion

    KZN Panty Thief on the Loose

    A panty thief has been harassing a KwaZulu-Natal community near Durban, according to a report on Tuesday. Women in Phoenix, north of Durban, have seen a well-dressed man walk up to their washing lines and take their panties, the Sowetan newspaper reported. One woman had lost seven panties...
  8. LazyLion

    Gauteng Cop Held over Stolen Police Safe

    A police constable has been arrested for allegedly stealing an exhibit safe and its contents from an Alberton police station, Gauteng police said on Thursday. Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said the man was arrested late on Wednesday night. The safe, containing an undisclosed amount of cash, a...
  9. LazyLion

    Safe Stolen from Alberton Police Station

    A safe has been stolen from the exhibit room of the Alberton police station, Gauteng police said on Friday. Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said the theft was discovered when the exhibit clerk reported for duty on Friday morning. It was either stolen on Thursday night, or early on Friday morning...
  10. LazyLion

    Two Nabbed for Cable Theft

    Two men were caught digging up copper cable on the side of a road in Alrode, Alberton, Ekurhuleni metro police said on Wednesday. "The suspects were caught red-handed along Dekenah Road and in possession of a two-metre freshly dug-up cable, two hacksaws and a shovel. The cable is worth...
  11. LazyLion

    Pensioners Attacked in Home on Garden Route

    An elderly couple has been attacked in their home in Wilderness, Western Cape police said on Tuesday The attack on Monday followed a similar incident on Sunday, said Captain Bernadine Steyn. In the latest incident, four men forced open the back door of the home of an 82-year-old man and...
  12. M

    Tracking Robbers

    I was recently attacked and my cell phones as well as other valuables taken from me. I was fortunate enough to get the imei numbers of my phone traced to find the numbers now being used in the phones. Is there a way to track the cell phone numbers to the owners of the numbers in order to...
  13. S

    iPhone Just Stolen - Phone is off

    My wife's iPhone was just stolen from her office at work. :mad: The phone is already off and can't get a location using "find my phone" app. Fortunately the phone is insured but that doesn't take away from the fact that someone was callous enough to steal! Any guidance or idea's on what...
  14. LazyLion

    Plastic bag levy goes into a black hole

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2013/01/29/plastic-bag-levy-goes-into-a-black-hole Just one more way in which this government is skimming off you and pocketing the money! :rolleyes:
  15. K

    BlackBerry Stolen!

    Today as I was gyming at Virgin Active, I placed my bag that contained my towel, protein shake etc into the locker and locked it. when I was done, I took out my stuff went home only to discover it was missing! When phoning VA they said I should come over as this is the third incident in the...
  16. QuintonB

    iPhone thief gets tricked by victim

    iPhone thief duped by victim A New York City musician used a combination of technology, seduction, a hammer and a bribe to reclaim his missing iPhone from a confused crook.
  17. W

    Facebook Identity Theft

    Ok, so a friend of mine recently noticed that someone has set up a facebook profile using photo's and information about her. I encouraged her to report this profile, and after it has been missing for a week or so it has popped back up under a (slightly) different name. Now, I don't know what...
  18. LazyLion

    Govt to announce e-toll date

    http://business.iafrica.com/news/819682.html Spot the problem here.... el Minstero speaks with forked tongue! :mad:
  19. LazyLion

    Cops ran chop shop in capital

    http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2012/07/19/cops-ran-chop-shop-in-capital South Africa's Finest... lol.
  20. S

    Stolen 3G SIM card - who is liable for voice call abuse? Network or client?

    A colleague of mine had his 3G SIM card and modem stolen, and it was only after a month when he received a R7,000 bill from his network operator that he realised it was stolen. The SIM card was used to make local and international voice calls. Are these services not supposed to be blocked on...
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