-Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe has been implicated as a co-signatory to bank accounts holding billions allegedly stolen from the Botswana government
- The South African businesswoman has denied any involvement in the reported plot to overthrow the current leadership
- Motsepe-Radebe had previously been entangled in allegations that she had helped fund 'terrorism' against the ruling party
Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe has been implicated in hosting billions allegedly stolen from the Botswana government to finance 'terrorism'.
City Press reports that the businesswoman had been fingered as a co-signatory for at least two bank accounts that held portions of the R150 billion allegedly stolen from the country.
This information was revealed in a court hearing concerning the bail application of an ex-spy Wilhelmina Maswabi who allegedly controlled the looted public funds.
Maswabi was found in possession of R5.8 billion in nine personal accounts and had reportedly been transferring funds to Isaac Kgosi. Kgosi is accused of attempting to overthrow Botswana's government.
Motsepe-Radebe and Maswabi reportedly were co-signatories on South African accounts owned by two companies, Blue Flies and Fire Flies. 17 bank accounts are held by the companies outside of Botswana.
The sister of billionaire Patrice Motsepe has denied the allegations levied against her in this regard:
“I have never been involved in money laundering, illicit outflow of capital, regime change, and terrorism. This reporting is all derogatory and unjust."
Briefly.co.za reported that Motsepe-Radebe had been accused of funding Pelonomi Venson-Moitoi's campaign in the elections.
The government had at the time restricted her access to the country without shedding light on the reasons behind the imposition.
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