- Deputy President of the EFF, Floyd Shivambu, has been linked to the VBS bank scandal by his brother, Brian
- According to an investigative report, Brian received R16 million from the bank
- The EFF is very outspoken about the corruption that brought the bank to its knees but said nothing of Brian's involvement
The Economic Freedom Fighters are very outspoken about corruption in South Africa.
Until one of their own is involved, it seems.
The EFF has spoken out about the fraud and corruption at VBS Mutual Bank, but they've been very silent on the involvement of the brother of one of its leaders.
News24 reports that Brian Shivambu, Deputy President of the EFF Floyd Shivambu's brother, was part of the looting of the bank.
According to reports, Brian received R16 million from the bank, along with 26 other companies and people who got the most money - surmounting to a total of R1.8 billion. It is not clear yet exactly what Brian was given the money for.
Briefly.co.za gathered that this information was learned from a report by advocate Terry Motau.
The name of the report is The Great Bank Heist and details the names of those who benefited from looting the VBS bank.
The EFF has addressed the report and said those involved must be criminally prosecuted. However, no mention was made of the Shivambus.
South Africans want the EFF to address the elephant in the room:
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