Pillay and Richter (suspended on "Sars rogue spy unit" claims) quits. What now?

Sars Deputy Commissioner Ivan Pillay and Strategic Planning Head Peter Richer have resigned with immediate effect.

They were suspended on claims of their involvement in setting up and running a rogue spy unit.

A disciplinary hearing into their behaviour was about to commence, but now all investigations against the pair have been dropped.

We spoke to EWN Reporter and Presenter of the Midday Report Stephen Grootes.

Listen to the audio (scroll down) for more detail.

The hope of clarity has now completely disappeared. Now we don’t know if we can trust Sars Commissioner Tom Moyane. This is a bad outcome for many people.

Stephen Grootes

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