Queen B claims R10m damages from paper over ‘tax fraud' cover story

Queen B claims R10m damages from paper over ‘tax fraud' cover story

- Queen B is taking legal action against the publication which wrongfully accused her of tax fraud

- Phindi Mjonodwane, NPA spokesman, confirmed that the allegations were untrue

- She is suing for R10m in damages to her reputation

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Queen B, is taking no nonsense. She is taking the publication who published the cover story “Bonang tax fraud drama", to court.

Briefly.co.za learnt that Bonang trashed the report commenting that it is 'fake news'. The claims have also been refuted by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA).

The publication wrongfully accused Bonang of being summonsed to court for tax fraud. They stated that she was to appear in Johannesburg Specialised Commercial Crime Court on charges of tax fraud, reported Channel 24.

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Davin Phillips, of Celebrity Services Africa, who represents Bonang, gave comment.He said that the article 'contained factual errors' and that Queen B was never asked to appear in court.

Mapula Nkosi, editor of Sunday World, was contacted for comment but was unreachable.

Phindi Mjonodwane, NPA spokesman, confirmed that Queen B did not appear in court and the alleged charges on tax fraud were not on the roll. She also confirmed that there are no pending investigations on Bonang either.

Queen B will be taking legal action against the newspaper for damaging her character and good name.

Bonang is demanding R10m in damages from the publication.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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