Corruption, White Collar Crime and Consumer News LOCAL NEWS SA: Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses “Spy Tapes” Appeal SA: Qualifications crisis in SA SA: Minister argues Motsoeneng appointment legal SA: Aurora managers ordered to pay back millions INTERNATIONAL NEWS USA: Standard Chartered fined US$300 million USA: PwC fined for role in money-laundering ASIA: Denel cleared.
Consumer Protection Act Briefs
In this edition: Toyota has launched massive recall of vehicles Toyota has launches massive recall of vehicles Toyota Motor Corporation is (“Toyota”) set to recall approximately 6.4 million vehicles around the world. The recall covers 27 different models for a number of defects, some related to steering wheels and airbags. In some instances, air bags.
In this issue: South Africa: Criminal charges laid following electricity tariff increase European Union: Competition authorities search top telecom companies following complaint Australia: $200,000 penalty for overcharging customers
In this issue: United States: FTC approves order for utilising spyware on consumers
In this issue: United States: Audi agrees to a preliminary settlement of class action
In this issue: South Africa Consumer Protection: Court orders municipalities to comply with the CPA
In this issue: Australia: Australian Federal Court bans pyramid scheme operator United States: Over 500 000 BMWs are recalled due to cable problem
In this issue: Coca Cola in trouble over “Vitamin Water”
In this issue: South Africa: Consumer protection authority gets new commissioner South Africa consumer protection: Phedra-Cut’s claims misleading United States consumer protection: Cord Blood Bank Settles Charges with FTC
In this issue: Nortons Inc. successful in Dalai Lama visa appeal before the SCA