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EXCLUSIVE | Magda Wierzycka defends 're-leaking' the #GuptaLeaks, as journos accuse her of betrayal

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Businesswoman Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of financial services group Sygnia, has for the first time confirmed that she "re-leaked" some of the Gupta Leaks in 2017 before their existence became public knowledge, which led to the Sunday Times breaking the story of the close and at times corrupt relationship between the Guptas' business empire, government officials and private companies. 

Revelations contained in the massive leaked cache of emails contributed to the Guptas closing their South African businesses and fleeing the country, as well as the implosion of storied UK public relations firm, Bell Pottinger, which collapsed after its clients deserted it after the emails uncovered that it sought to stoke a racially-divisive campaign on behalf of the Guptas. The leaked emails also arguably influenced the fall of former President Jacob Zuma. 

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