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High Noon for rotten sheriffs

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South Africans have lost billions through corrupt auctions – but now detectives are ready to pounce on the guilty.

For decades the authorities have turned a blind eye to fraud and corruption in sheriffs’ offices, particularly in the area of sales in execution. But last month, in the first of a series of country-wide raids, police and SARS swooped on six sheriffs’ premises in the greater Durban area.

You ask why, well, their hands were forced.