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Former VBS chief financial officer Philip Truter granted R50,000 bail

6 July 2020 1:34 PM
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VBS Bank saga
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He and his mutual bank co-accused face charges including racketeering, theft, fraud and corruption.

The eighth suspect linked to the VBS Mutual Bank heist has been granted R 50, 000 bail.

Former VBS Mutual Bank chief financial officer Philip Truter appeared at the Palm Ridge Commercial Crimes Court on Monday.

He and his co-accused face charges including racketeering, theft, fraud and corruption.

RELATED: Hawks arrest 7 suspects involved in VBS scandal

Eyewitness News reporter Nthakoana Ngatane has the full report.

He now says that he will plead guilty, he has contacted the NPA and negotiations are underway and he says that he will help with investigations.

Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN

He even says that he is sorry to the people that were affected by VBS and he says that he prays for them, so we expect to hear the outcomes of the negotiations between him and the state for now...

Nthakoana Ngatane, Reporter - EWN

Click on the link below to hear the full report....


6 July 2020 1:34 PM
Tags:
VBS Bank saga
VBS Saga
Philip Truter

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