SIU gunning for firms, directors after R7bn looted from state coffers

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Mothibi said a new trend had emerged in the public sector that, whenever officials realised that the SIU was on their case, they resigned. Photo: Leon Sadiki
Mothibi said a new trend had emerged in the public sector that, whenever officials realised that the SIU was on their case, they resigned. Photo: Leon Sadiki

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In its bid to recover the money, the unit has filed at least 50 civil cases with the Special Tribunal, to the value of R6.9 billion. Among the cases are 11 civil matters with a combined value of R259 million.

The cases are related to the supply and delivery of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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