Organised crime syndicates on home affairs’ radar
Home affairs minister says two-thirds of all anticorruption work in the department relates to immigration
The home affairs department, together with the Hawks, is investigating the operation of organised crime syndicates involved in the fraudulent issuing of documents.
An undercover operation had caught a syndicate involved in the fraudulent issue of passports by means of photo swaps, Constance Moitse, the deputy director-general of the department’s anticorruption and security services branch, said on Tuesday in a briefing to parliament’s home affairs committee. The branch has a budget of R176m in 2021...