The Guptas’ poisonous legacy still haunts the diamond coast of the Northern Cape. Alexkor, the state diamond mine at the mouth of the Orange river, “has been destroyed by corruption and state capture” its miners say.
Finally, Trasnet and the SIU ask the high court to overturn R54-billion worth of locomotive contracts – the most expensive known to have been affected by state capture.
The tax collector can breathe a sigh of relief after the court ordered a last-minute halt to the release of funds linked to state capture.
Days before the Reserve Bank must release funds it quietly froze to Chinese rail group CRRC, the taxman goes to court to preserve them and prepares to claim billions from CRRC based on evidence that it paid kickbacks to the Guptas.
Since the Guptas fled to Dubai, some members of the family have kept busy. Key to the next-generation Guptas’ international adventures is an alliance with another Indian business family, the Jalans.
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.
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.
A tax audit has pried open new details of the money laundering structure used by the crime family to fund the infamous wedding in Sun City with cash from the Estina dairy project. It turns out the wedding was only part of the story.
Evidence showing how Gupta family businesses round-tripped and laundered state funds from the Estina dairy project as well as Transnet locomotive deal kickbacks, may lie in the electronic vaults of more than a dozen New York banks. Now, the IDC has been given the keys.
AmaBhungane was tracking the Guptas long before “state capture” became part of the SA lexicon and before the #GuptaLeaks — since 2010 to be precise. See our archive of our work on the Gupta family and their relationship with former president Jacob Zuma.
Eskom and the SIU have put together the biggest claim yet to recover moneys looted during the state capture era.
An investigative outfit with an advocacy programme may raise eyebrows. But amaBhungane has scored major wins for transparency and free speech.
Not for the fainthearted: Drawing on contracts and banking data we make public for the first time, we analyse in detail how Transnet locomotive suppliers pledged R9-billion in kickbacks to the Guptas, of which at least R3.7-billion has been paid.
Newly-leaked documents show that the software giant knew it was dealing with the Guptas more than a year before the #GuptaLeaks allegations emerged
Analysis: How the Transnet locomotive acquisition went from R38.6bn to R54.5bn.
How professionals missed the colossal fraud at the heart of Oakbay’s listing.
KPMG audited the Gupta company that laundered the cash for the wedding – and went to the wedding.
How Zuma benefactor was bailed out with tax money.