While SIU tries to recover R75bn of looted funds for the state, it faces cash crunch

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Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head, advocate Andy Mothibi
Special Investigating Unit (SIU) head, advocate Andy Mothibi
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Despite trying to recover around R75 billion of looted funds for the fiscus, the high-performing Special Investigating Unit (SIU) says its funding model is unsustainable, fearing that it could run out of funds in the coming years.

One of the main culprits - state institutions - owed the SIU around R650 million.

On Wednesday, SIU head Andy Mothibi and his team presented their annual performance plan to the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services.

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