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Cape Town - South Africans mentioned in the Panamanian leak will be investigated by the relevant agencies to ensure they have complied with the law.

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said in a statement on Tuesday that he noted reports on the clients of a Panamanian legal firm and certain South Africans that may be linked to offshore bank accounts.

“The ministry would like to point out the relevant agencies (e.g. Sars, FIC, Sarb) always investigate such reports to ensure that those that have such links have complied with the law,” he said in a statement.

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