With fake credit cards, fraudsters made 14 000 transactions totalling R300-million from 1 400 ATMs in just three hours.
Mantashe stressed that the Reserve Bank must answer for the closure of the family's accounts - despite its insistence that it would not get involved.
The Mail & Guardian spoke to some of the protesters who marched on three of SA's biggest banks and asked them what they thought of the Guptas.
Cosatu has lambasted businesses that have cut ties with the Gupta family's Oakbay company, saying it would affect innocent workers as a result.
Lucky Vusi Dube is linked to bank robberies, in large part, across Johannesburg in 2014.
The prominent economist came under flak earlier this year after posting a tweet that many on social media deemed racist.
The big four banks have managed to grow earnings impressively, but enormous challenges remain as SA's economic outlook continues to deteriorate.
After an outcry over suspended Standard Bank economist and strategist Chris Hart's qualifications on Twitter, Wits has listed his qualifications.
The Reserve Bank hasn't found any untoward activity in a review of foreign exchange trading, but the Competition Commission is investigating.
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Standard Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and BASF Metals are the four companies accused of manipulating the price of platinum.
Moody's ratings downgrade of South Africa's four big banks cast the rescue of African Bank in a very different light.
Experts say falling liquidity raises the risk that it will be more difficult to sell the bonds in the event of any deterioration in sentiment.
Standard Bank say nine more poorly performing assets could be put up for sale by Anglo as it prepares to report its first-half earnings.
BNP Paribas has begun to negotiate the purchase of RCS Investment Holdings, a consumer credit provider owned by Standard Bank and Foschini.
Growth in unsecured lending and a repricing of mortgages helped boost Standard Bank's interest income.
The currency has rebounded in anticipation of inflation data and higher than expected numbers could spell an end to the rand's weakness.
The UK's Standard Bank has been fined $12.6-million by the Financial Conduct Authority for failing to implement adequate anti-laundering controls.
The former president of China's biggest bank, Yang Kaisheng, has been appointed as Standard Bank Group's new deputy chairperson.