Gavin Watson's family rubbishes rumours of R500m in offshore account

Gavin Watson's family rubbishes rumours of R500m in offshore account

It was reported that BOSASA CEO, Gavin Watson had as much as R500 million funnelled into an offshore account but his family says there is no truth to these claims. Watson's untimely passing has been shrouded in mystery and conspiracy theories.

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Times Select reported earlier that a source revealed (anonymously) that late Gavin Watson, BOSASA CEO, managed to funnel R500 million into an offshore account.

However, Watson's family has since called the claim 'rubbish', learnt from a recent report by The Citizen.

It is believed that Watson was due to be questioned by SARS about his 'missing millions, but he passed away in an accident less than a week ago.

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TimesLIVE reported that the SARS inquiry would have been into BOSASA's tax affairs after the money was allegedly transferred into a trust that Watson had created in 2010.

Watson's death has been a hot topic of debate that had many tongues wagging. One thing that was talked about a lot is Watson's cellphone - which it is believed has been traced to Germiston and Bryanston.

It has been claimed that the phone was moved after Watson's accident took place. This comes after police reported that they had not found Watson's phone at the scene of the crash.

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A man who claims to have witnessed the car crash says he believes it was a suicide. The man, who used the name Mphahlele, said he thought the incident was "sketchy".

He described what he saw in an interview with Power FM on Tuesday.

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