The media is abuzz this morning with reports that MTN staffers have been arrested at the company’s head office.

By the time of going to press, no comment had yet been received from the company.

It is understood that as many as 10 staff members were arrested when they arrived for work this morning, following a tip-off from police.

The arrests apparently relate to fraud of up to R200-million and several hundred SIM cards were recovered in the operation.