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Weak oversight and poor due diligence enabled Northern Cape companies to qualify for Covid -19 emergency procurement.
The alleged fraudsters behind the bank’s destruction will face insider testimony when they go to trial. Their former colleague will be spilling the beans.
Leaked draft forensic reports claim Richard Seleke — the Gupta-tainted former public enterprises director general — pushed through a tender for a company he allegedly knew from the Free State.
In an extract from his new book, VBS: A Dream Defrauded, amaB investigator Dewald van Rensburg reveals how executives pulled out the stops to save their foundering bank with a R1-billion deposit from the passenger rail agency — a state-owned entity, if any, that could ill afford it.
On the eve of a court ruling that the transport minister had appointed Prasa’s administrator unlawfully, the rail agency rushed through payment for his nine-month tenure.
In part one, we asked whether arms trader Ivor Ichikowitz was a “man of Africa”, as he says, or gutting some local assets while building an offshore empire. Now we look at detailed claims that his group hobbled a subsidiary by holding back resources when they were needed most.
Leaked US Treasury records offer a glimpse into the business empire of controversial Paramount founder Ivor Ichikowitz.
SAP executives in the US and Germany were repeatedly warned the practice of paying commissions to “business development partners” in South Africa was an invitation to corruption, a senior ex-colleague tells investigators.