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Financial conduct body slaps Jooste with R162-million fine

The former Steinhoff chief executive and three others have been fined by the FSCA for insider trading in the days leading up to the company’s 2017 share price crash

Khaya Sithole: Steinhoff – a gang of desperate adventurers?

As long as the only legitimate litigant is Steinhoff itself, the company’s directors will remain at large

EDITORIAL: Writing was on the board for DA

It ought not to have made any sense. And yet, it somehow did. The DA had spent much of the year before at war with itself

Pay back the money: Markus Jooste, Steinhoff edition

The former Steinhoff chief executive could be ordered to pay back R870-million to the global general household retailer

Steinhoff results raise more doubt

Revised financial statements reveal just how deeply compromised the ‘zombie company’  is

Fictitious and irregular deals key to Steinhoff heist

The summary of a PwC report sketches an outline of the conspiracy at the heart of efforts to inflate the retail group’s profits and assets

Forensic report into Steinhoff finances delayed

Steinhoff expects to receive the report at the end of February

Steinhoff class action is payback

The major bid lists as many as 42 defendants to get as much as possible out for investors

Lack of funding limits probes into auditors, MPs told

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Lenders allow Jooste more time to pay up

Lenders and other creditors have now agreed that Markus Jooste has until March 2019 to repay his debts without interest

Clipped Hawks falter over Steinhoff

The policing unit still needs hard evidence but says that the investigation is ‘receiving attention’

This was better with the sound off

The apparently empathy-deficient Markus Jooste just doesn’t get it

Supercool Jooste stays untouched

Markus Jooste has become a walking wanted poster that shows what a corporate gangster looks like in South Africa

Parliament committee tells Hawks to move on Steinhoff

Steinhoff's former CEO Markus Jooste testified to Parliament that he did not know about any 'accounting irregularities' at the furniture retail giant

Jooste: I did not know about accounting irregularities

​Former Steinhoff CEO Markus Jooste has testified that the blame for the company’s share price collapse lay with a disgruntled former partner

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