55 big fat lies about SARS investigators: Show us the evidence, demand former tax cops

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- biznews.com | 2 months ago

A particularly nasty move by graft-tainted Zuma allies was to develop a narrative about a unit within the South African Revenue Service that had gone “rogue”.

This story was concocted to discredit corruption-busters within SARS. Involved in this dirty game were professional services firm KPMG and former public relations company Bell Pottinger, which both made it their business to apply significant political pressure on former finance minister Pravin Gordhan – who had Zuma’s number and was pressing for justice.

At the time, the Zupta faction was too powerful for the good guys within SARS to win the battle.

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