The wording of the law is as follows: 'Any person in a position of authority who knows, or reasonably ought to have known, or suspects an act of corruption, fraud, theft, extortion or forgery, where the value exceeds R100 000, must report such knowledge or suspicion to the South African Police Service… failure to report carries a potential 10-year jail sentence...'— Steven Powell, ENS Africa
The law doesn’t state a timeframe [by which to report corruption].— Steven Powell, ENS Africa
Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane will soon lay charges against President Jacob Zuma.
He will do so in terms of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act.
This act compels those who suspect an offence to report it to the police.
Ray White (in for The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield) interviewed Steven Powell, Director in Forensics at ENS Africa.
Powell discussed the act, how it works and whether the charge is viable.
Listen to Powell unpack the act in the audio below.
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