Corruption Watch on why they are charging SARS boss Moyane

Corruption Watch has laid criminal charges against Sars (South African Revenue Services) commissioner, Tom Moyane.

702's Africa Melane (standing in for John Robbie) spoke to executive director of Corruption Watch, David Lewis, on why they are charging him.

That is in contravention of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt activities Act, the failure to report suspicious conduct of that scale.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch executive director

He is also in contravention of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, which prevents him from showing the report to the very person who is a subject of their conclusions regarding suspicious transactions.

David Lewis, Corruption Watch executive director

Lewis said Moyane's conduct was suspicious and needed to give reasons for why he didn't report Jonas Makwakwa and Kelly Anne Elskie for unusual payments amounting to R1.2 million between 2010 and 2016.

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