Ronnie Kasrils to take legal action against Arthur Fraser for fraud

Investigative journalist and author of a controversial book The President's Keepers, Jacques Pauw says that State Security Agency Director General, Arthur Fraser was complicit in the looting of hundreds of millions of rand from a slush fund.

Pauw also revealed how Fraser forged former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils signature for what is know as the PAN (Principle Agent Network) project.

Speaking to 702's Karima Brown, Kasrils says he will be taking legal action against Fraser.

Read: Why has Sars not done anything since 2014 to protect taxpayers asks Lackay

I have already spoken to my attorneys. They are busy reading the book and we will have discussions on this and I will consider the options available to me.

Ronnie Kasrils, former intelligence minister

I dearly hope that I can take this up because it is clear from the brilliant job done by Jacques Pauw that my name and signature were stolen for criminal purposes and that is such an invasion of my privacy and identity.

Ronnie Kasrils, former intelligence minister

Kasrils says he was alerted to the documents mentioned in Pauw's book in 2010, while in retirement. He says he was approached by an internal investigative unit wanting to know whether the signature on the documents is indeed his.

I looked at the signature and it appears to be mine. One, of course, is mindful of technology, lifting signatures...

Ronnie Kasrils, former intelligence minister

Listen below as Kasrils reveals more of the rot under the ANC's leadership:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
Bongani Bingwa gets a mention in 'The President's Keepers'

Bongani Bingwa gets a mention in 'The President's Keepers'

702's Bongani Bingwa was quite surprised when he learned his name appears in the most talked about book in SA at the moment.

Why has Sars not done anything since 2014 to protect taxpayers asks Lackay

Why has Sars not done anything since 2014 to protect taxpayers asks Lackay

Former Sars spokesperson accuses the revenue services of inconsistency in protecting taxpayers information.

8 things you may not know about Jacques Pauw

8 things you may not know about Jacques Pauw

We thought we'd let you in on some facts about sought after, award-winning journo Jacques Pauw, author of The President's Keepers.

Jacques Pauw dishes on Browse Mole Report, 'spy tapes' and how Zuma evaded taxes

Jacques Pauw dishes on Browse Mole Report, 'spy tapes' and how Zuma evaded taxes

The author of a new book, the President's Keepers, details the destruction of law enforcement agencies under President Zuma.

SSA should be asking Pauw for help rather than fighting him - Lawson Naidoo

SSA should be asking Pauw for help rather than fighting him - Lawson Naidoo

Jacques Pauw's latest book makes very serious allegations of a criminal nature about the State Security Agency, Sars and Zuma.

The horse has bolted, says Dario Milo in reaction to state attempts to stop book

The horse has bolted, says Dario Milo in reaction to state attempts to stop book

Media lawyer Dario Milo says the state acted too late in its attempt to gag Jacques Pauw's book.

105-year-old ANC unable to move with the times - Karima Brown

105-year-old ANC unable to move with the times - Karima Brown

On Monday, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa released a statement defending his utterances in Sekhukhune in Limpopo at the weekend.

Is it right to (illegally) share Zuma exposé? An ethics professor comments...

Is it right to (illegally) share Zuma exposé? An ethics professor comments...

South Africans are widely sharing “The President's Keepers". Bruce Whitfield interviews Ethics Institute of SA’s Deon Rossouw.

Public interest in Jacques Pauw book could trump criminal charges, says lawyer

Public interest in Jacques Pauw book could trump criminal charges, says lawyer

The State Security Agency and Sars have threaten legal action against Pauw for his book that exposes Zuma's alleged dealings.

Sars considers legal action against Jacques Pauw and Sunday Times

Sars considers legal action against Jacques Pauw and Sunday Times

Sandile Memela, SARS spokesperson says a taxpayer may not have their information revealed unless ordered so by a High Court.

LISTEN: Jacques Pauw defends credibility of tax evasion claims in Zuma book

LISTEN: Jacques Pauw defends credibility of tax evasion claims in Zuma book

Author Jacques Pauw says his explosive book is about the cabal behind the President that's keeping him in power and out of prison.

Caller on Eusebius McKaiser says a war is being waged against Zuma

Caller on Eusebius McKaiser says a war is being waged against Zuma

Caller, Ayanda says Zuma is too busy running the country and can't possibly have time to engage in the claims against him.

Presidency's response to Zuma's tax evasion scandal disputes nothing  - Brown

Presidency's response to Zuma's tax evasion scandal disputes nothing - Brown

Political analyst Karima Brown gives her take on Zuma's response to the book, The President's Keeper.

LISTEN: Sars was used to exonerate Jacob Zuma and his cronies - Jacque Pauw

LISTEN: Sars was used to exonerate Jacob Zuma and his cronies - Jacque Pauw

The author of a new book, the President's Keeper, details the destruction of law enforcement agencies under President Zuma.

Popular articles
Why many couples today are struggling with marriage

Why many couples today are struggling with marriage

Dr Eve advises that many modern couples need marriage to be a safe space for self-expression and self-actualisation.

'The NPA should be ready and re-enroll the matter' - Nel on Malema prosecution

'The NPA should be ready and re-enroll the matter' - Nel on Malema prosecution

AfriForum not backing down over decision to privately prosecute Julius Malema.

Ed Dept scraps supplementary exams for matriculants

Ed Dept scraps supplementary exams for matriculants

The Department of Basic Education has announced it will do away with matric supplementary exams from 2019.

Why it's not easy getting a refund or replacement after buying a dud car

Why it's not easy getting a refund or replacement after buying a dud car

Motor Industry Ombud Johan Van Vreden says the component of the car must first be replaced if it's defective, not the whole car.

This is how much you should be paying your domestic worker

This is how much you should be paying your domestic worker

Stephen Rathai, director of employment standards at the Department of Labour talks on the new national minimum wage.

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Madiba’s private secretary Zelda la Grange opens up about money (hers and his)

Bruce Whitfield interviews La Grange about her and Madiba's attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.)

Mugg & Bean agrees to pay medical bill of customer

Mugg & Bean agrees to pay medical bill of customer

Mugg & Bean has agreed to pay for customers medical bills after a month of being in pain and pestering the chain to pay the bill.