Banks called out over Gupta heists

Tebogo Tshwane | Mail & Guardian |16 Nov 2018  The widespread looting and corruption by the Gupta family and its associates were enabled not only by political individuals but also by banks and other financial sector institutions, which aided the illicit activities of the family’s network of businesses. This is according to The Bankers, the first volume of…

European Banks Called To Answer For Apartheid Crimes

Fatima Moosa | The Daily Vox | 25 April 2018 From 24 to 27 April, civil society organisation Open Secrets along with the University of Witwatersrand’s Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) will take a complaint to banks in Belgium and Luxembourg regarding their apartheid economic crimes. They are demanding accountability from the international banks that have financed apartheid.…

People’s Tribunal To Open Floodgates On Capture, Corruption And Economic Crime

  Marc Davies | Huffington Post | 02 February 2018 | Crimes of the “rich, powerful and politically well-connected” in South Africa, beginning Saturday, will come under intensified scrutiny as civil society groups rally to ‘join the dots’ in the country’s story of capture and plunder. Organisations including Open Secrets, Corruption Watch, Right2Know and the…