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Copper syndicate smashed view more details
A GROUP of 12 men and a woman, including a scrap metal dealer and his staff suspected of stealing copper cable, appeared in the Hibberdene Magistrate’s Court on Monday this week….
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Vyf tronk toe oor koperkabel view more details
Four alleged copper cable thieves accused of causing damage of about R800 000 since
July are believed to be part of a syndicate who lived it up, blowing their money
on expensive clothes, partying and entertaining women…
Tight court security
for alleged cable thieves
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NINETEEN alleged members of a cable theft syndicate appeared in the regional court on Friday amidst tight security. No members of the public were granted access to the courtroom for the accuseds’ appearance. Hawks prosecutor, Annelize Harrison, said their cases would be joined under the umbrella of a single indictment…
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Copper Thieves part of syndicate view more details
Four alleged copper cable thieves accused of causing damage of about R800 000 since July are believed to be part of a syndicate who lived it up, blowing their money on expensive clothes, partying and entertaining women….
Copper Thieves Nabbed view more details
Residents became suspicious when they saw three men loading copper cable into a
private truck on Saturday…
Cables: Syndicate Suspects view more details
FOUR alleged copper cable thieves, accused of causing damage of about R800000 since
July, were part of a syndicate, the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court heard yesterday…

Illegal copper trading exposed view more details
Responding to a complaint of theft at a substation on Newton Street, New Era, a
Combined Private Investigator’s (CPI) employee stumbled upon a major deal going
on in a scrap metal yard nearby last Monday…
SA now leading exporter of
(cable) copper
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Copper cable theft is having a devastating effect on the economy, resulting in indirect
costs estimated at about R5bn a year…

Copper theft hits high in March view more details
Copper theft in March rose to its highest level since early 2010, the SA Chamber
of Commerce and Industry (Sacci) said on Tuesday…
Alleged copper syndicate
linked to other thefts
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AN ALLEGED four-man copper cable theft syndicate, recently caught red-handed while
stealing R720 000 worth of Eskom conductor cable, had also allegedly stolen cable
in Gauteng, North West Province and Mpumulanga…
Koperkabel diewe gaan so te werk
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KROONSTAD. – Adv. Orpa Wessels, regsadviseur van die private speurmaatskappy Combined
Private Investigations (CPI) op Kroonstad, het aan Volksblad verduidelik wat presies
waar gesteel word en ’n blik…

Gryp in, smeek opposisie view more details
KROONSTAD. – Verliese van meer as R1 miljard per jaar, ’n gemiddeld van tien treine
wat per dag gekanselleer moet word, verlammende kragkrisisse en dood…

Spesiale kamera so ingespan, hoor hof view more details
Mnr. Ryno Robertson, ‘n vlie-enier van ‘n private speurmaatskappy, het gister in
the Kroonstad se streekhof getuig hoe drie vermeende koperkabeldiewe aangekeer is…

Suspects imprisoned for conductor theft view more details
The Conductor Theft Unit is making headway in its drive to combat energy theft.
Their pro active measures implemented with the support of SAPS, CPI and Eskom Security
Operatives saw the reduction in…