SIU probes R2 billion Eskom fraud

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Eskom CEO André de Ruyter. Picture: Deon Raath
Eskom CEO André de Ruyter. Picture: Deon Raath

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Crooks allegedly funnelled large sums of money from the utility using small fraudulent transactions, possibly with inside help

More than R2 billion was milked from Eskom in the past three years in a scheme that allegedly involved ghost suppliers and well-placed company officials, a preliminary forensic report has claimed.

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