New R28m tax fraud charges delay Vincent Smith’s trial

The voluminous docket in the new R28-million tax fraud charges slapped on former ANC MP Vincent Smith, which is in addition to his fraud and corruption charges involving former Bosasa executive Angelo Agrizzi, has further delayed his case. 

Smith, who appeared in the Johannesburg specialised commercial crimes court on Wednesday, asked for a three-month postponement so that his legal team can study the updated case docket the state has compiled against him, and so that he can consult tax experts. 

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Khaya Koko
Khaya Koko is a journalist with a penchant for reading through legal documents braving the ravages of cold court benches to expose the crooked. He writes about social justice and human-interest stories. Most importantly, he is a card-carrying member of the Mighty Orlando Pirates.

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