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City Hosts Seminar to Raise Fraud Awareness
In the spirit of International Fraud Awareness week (11 -17 November 2018), eThekwini Municipality in partnership with the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and MILE hosted seminar  aimed at creating a platform for engagement on issues of fraud and corruption, encouraging pertinent  role players to elevate good governance. The event was hosted on 13 November 2018 at the Durban Exhibition Centre​ with EThekwini senior officials in attendance.

International Fraud Awareness Week is celebrated globally in November each year as a campaign to minimize the impact​ of fraud by raising awareness through education. This is the third Fraud Awareness Seminar hosted by the City.

Mr Mbuso Ngcobo, Head of City Integrity and Investigations highlighted the importance of rooting out corrupt activities by public officials. 'We have a duty to report. We have a duty to increase our knowledge," said Ngcobo. 

Mr Sipho Cele, EThekwini Municipality Deputy City Manager: Governance emphasised the City’s responsibility to protect the public and urged participants to be advocates of fraud awareness. 

“Fraud week reminds us of the responsibility on our shoulders. We have to proactively combat corruption by staying on the right side of service delivery, said Cele.” 

Mr Jaco de Jager, CEO of the Association for Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) mentioned the importance of creating awareness and eradicating fraud and corruption. 

Cllr. Thabani Luthuli the Chairperson of the Municipal Public Accounts Committee (MPAC) represented eThekwini Mayor Cllr. Zandile Gumede. He mentioned that everyone should account for governance issues which include politicians, government officials, and the public at large. 

The Seminar provided a conducive learning platform to raise awareness on the extent of global fraud and corruption. 

Download Presentations below:

 

 Fraud Awareness Seminar 2018-Presentations

 
  
  
1.1-Mbuso Ngcobo-EThekwini Municipality.pdf
  
1.2 Jaco de Jager-ACFE.pdf
  
1.3 Financial Investigations.pdf
  
1.4 Pieter Alberts.pdf
  
1.5 Roy Retief-SAFPS.pdf
  
1.6 Cyber crime - Fraud Awareness Week.pdf
  
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