NPA's plans to charge Vincent Smith with tax fraud, evasion 'premature, sensationalist' - lawyer

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Former ANC MP Vincent Smith at his court appearance.
Former ANC MP Vincent Smith at his court appearance.
Chanté Schatz, News24

The National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) Investigating Directorate intends to prosecute former ANC MP Vincent Smith on charges of tax fraud and tax evasion.

But the move has been slammed by his lawyer, Wikus Steyl, who told News24 on Saturday there were no grounds for these charges. "[The matter] is basically premature and sensationalist."

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