Saturday , June 25 2022

Snowbank – BLEFF, Pravin Gordhan and imaginary account of R675m of Canada


As work five ministers & # 39; ANC b & # 39; five minutes to serve & # 39; 675 million Madibas off the coast of & # 39; to developing Africa are corrupt notoriċi to Canada & # 39; away? He did not.

First, some perspective. In Africa & # 39; South, depending on who is calling, the Minister Private & # 39; to Pravin Gordhan Enterprises is either a tireless warrior against the scourge of & # 39; corruption, or the head & # 39; kabuki to pump hundreds of Indian & # 39; million & # 39; & # 39 rand in, bank account & # 39; away, while inhibiting the development of & # 39; Floyd Shivambu"family businesses and family threatened & # 39; threat Tom Moyane" Christmas in Mauritius.

The facts are less ambiguous – the routine courts, and b & # 39; big eżperazzjoni, welcomed the charges against the minister (rogue units in revenue service, cushy a & # 39; retirement plans for his buddies, etc., etc.), and it is clear that his enemies make the jump seekers rent in of Zuma era within the ANC and -miżżewġin its exiles. Life must be unpleasant to Gordhan, but"his enemies, who are starting to light in the mouth and mental patients slavering resemble each time leaving the confines of vans & # 39; their luxury air-conditioned.

International bankers, however, could not give at least a hint about these nuances. To them, the Minister Gordhan is who bears the card & # 39; ANC – political party it is understood that & # 39; & # 39 as widely; that is corrupt, rent seeking, and a dirty area. (Well Bathabile Dlamini.) Sure, any international bank CEO worth his or her salt has a picture with & # 39; Madiba from a corporate event 90 & # 39; forgotten hanging on the wall. But to develop a global banking sector, the ANC is a political smegma. While Gordhan& # 39; S two office as finance minister earned & # 39; much respect f & # 39; Davos and other strong liberal of talks stores, address & # 39; the main address & # 39; Davos"T means a lot when bank"regulatory requirements come.

Second, because we even discussing this? The Tuesday & # 39; this week, the Economic Freedom Fighters spent a small portion of their unlimited resources to maintain dance party outside the police station & # 39; Brooklyn, from there & # 39; hereinafter brought a number of & # 39; accusations against the Intellectual Public Entities minister. (Day after establishing its charges against Malema.) The most significant was payment & # 39; "racketeering and / or money laundering" referring to an account held with the Royal Bank of Canada, which allegedly contains a huge amount – and still significant symbolically – of & # 39; R675 million. Why symbolically significant? what& # 39; S almost equivalent to the amount the brothers Gupta offered former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas when he tried to buy to take Nene Nhlanha"position & # 39; the EU in 2015, give or take some change in the jump.

Six hundred million. Sign beast.

While the EFF x & # 39; likely not work directly for the Gupta, are"King certainly running interference for those previously associated with the Brothers Grim. one does not"M & # 39; numerologu have to be (or banker) to see how this is done itself.

But still, welcome to Royal Bank of Canada! Take place there is"am, and try one of these delicious delicious sweet flavor while you wait!

F & # 39; this point, it"Probably it is necessary to have a quick word about the banking sector in Canada, which so happens to be one of the most highly regulated in the world. (Question parentetika: why the EFF chose Canada for this particular drag & # 39; hunger amazing? Because it sounds far? As yet dead impressed with abs Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? To get even with & # 39; Nickelback?) After Canada"the economy & # 39; EU returned in the early to mid-nineties, agreement was reached between the government and & # 39; what will be the country"Wednesday Wednesday Financial Institutions governed Bejesus to you, and keep you shared common monopoly. S & # 39; now, so good – and although banks have varying degrees exposed to the touch & # 39; subprime mortgages finally zero, they (and, b & # 39; extension, Canada) carried out by the financial crisis & # 39; minimal damage.

And the bankers got AF rich.

The take-home here is that Canada"the Big Four banks do"T play around, mainly due to m & # 39; have not. (Wednesday Great m & # 39; should be confused with & # 39; opaque and Development of Hazardous Municipal Development, The agency that lent the Gupta at $ 45 million for their Bombardier jet. Nor should not be confused with & # 39; Bombardier, the aerospace company / a & # 39; Transport based in & # 39; Montreal it allegedly one of the most corrupt in the world.) Moving $ 45 million USD to be a cinch, but not impossible. Nor can & # 39; Gordhan be the first person to make fraudulent deposits in & # 39; Canadian bank, accepting deposits & # 39; shysters all the time. But these are different breed & # 39; shysters, such that we do not produce in Africa & # 39; South.

Before we get too far into weeds, though, let's move from a really small part of EFF history. First, a & # 39; noted that in presenting the charges, they have the bank account number to"T corresponds to & # 39; everything comes from RBC. (How first noted in & # 39; Novembru24, And supported by Maverick of & # 39; day, Of the & # 39; numbering system invented EFF does not exist in the bank in question.)

This is really, really dumb.

But unfortunately, it"Not the most stupid thing on their charge. The most stupidest thing is that the name is not attached to the account Pravin Gordhan"s but, R Jamandas Gordhan, can & # 39; a person, but not the person right person.

Oh, wait! what"Not stupidest thing! The stupidest thing (for real now) is the place where they insist on account numerically impossible to counterfeit does& # 39; t exist. M & # 39; there is no place like Shebrook, Montreal. (They were thinking to Sherbrooke, Quebec – which is a town in the province of French – or RBC branch in & # 39; Sherbrooke, Montreal).

So what we have here is the fucking bank Hogwarts.

But there is, as I think we"We have already mentioned, very real problem with & # 39; Gordhan himself – he"Is considered by the global banking requirements & # 39; Know Your Client Exposed Person as b & # 39; Political mode (PEP), and fines and reputation the risk associated with & # 39; such characters is not really worth the upsides that come with their banks. There are, of course, many ways in which Gordhan can & # 39; keep that described me as a banker "anonymous beneficial interest in & # 39; offshore assets" to be determined "with the help of & # 39; sophisticated financial and legal advisors won"T is the first to do it with & # 39; success." (The banker did"Do not want to be named because they did not do so"do not feel that you are encountering & # 39; with sad face Godrich Gardee on 3 & # 39; morning on his lawn, to a meeting with & # 39; 11 people in & # 39; t red shirts.)

what"Moreover, as said the banker, it is Can & # 39; be this much money can & # 39; be off-shored to Canada, given that the establishment was arranged carefully (and therefore beyond the ken of Effer,"I can not say). To use:

As the amount: from a control perspective Exchange SA is possible to achieve this quantum legally, or by & # 39; individual or corporate application time to time to SARBI and SARS, or through R10m any time individual. To avoid process & # 39; one application can & # 39; use asset manager SA"the Asset Swap limit. To achieve this quantum legally using R1m under the radar a year per individual discretionary allowance will take a long time or the co & # 39; a large extended family. The point is, all three methods leaving paper trail.

But that is not what they say BLEFFers. They literally said Prasorry, R Jamandas Gordhan opened an account in & # 39; & # 39 in its name; RBC, wanted without doing highly specialized work performed by appropriate thieves – distinct from race VBS mini pilferers – to secure and hide their money. The non-resident accounts are common in Canada, through open & # 39; personal and corporate devices through & # 39; such entities as a companyLaws or partnerships – until the deposited funds are legal or legitimate sources, and the narrative adds.

This, according to the second banker speaking, works like a bank account. if this"the corporation is talking about – and we're not – Gordhan would have provided corporate documents showing that the company exists, which has the right to open accounts, while identifying people who can act in & # 39; the name of the company or partnership. Then he would say where the funds were coming, because he decided Canada, and the bank is seeking to corroborate b & # 39; independently story.

All this could & # 39; happened. But again & # 39; other – requires trail & # 39; incriminating paper.

In other words, this is very sloppy libel. But it & # 39; to be at a significant cost. RBC and Canada"Office of the Superintendent of & # 39; Financial Institutions, the equivalent of & # 39; SA"SARBI / Prudential Regulatory, already presented a petition authority to investigate this matter. They obviously do not disclose details of personal accounts, but if they find that Gordhan "ordered several taxpayers 'lodge' large amounts of & # 39; money" f & # 39; RBC account in "exchange for favors" – do not have bank from his bank account, and his fake money will be frozen. But if he is the EFF – which are naturally – are& # 39; & # 39 Recap; screwed. The bank will almost certainly harmful to reputation, and can cause real pain because the allegations concerning transactions made in & # 39; US dollars.


So, two things. Undoubtedly, the EFF assumes that his fans are idiots without skills & # 39; critical thinking. Worse still, they& # 39; & # 39 Recap; counting on financial illiteracy and the lack of & # 39; access to reasoned facts out to exploit the very reasonable suddenly attending these late days & # 39; ANC"republic & # 39; the Africa & # 39; South. Second, they"again & # 39; is so desperate that any lie – no matter how film – will do. Either way, set a reasonable claim to be part of & # 39; the opposition. They are just another group & # 39; goons in pajamas, seeking to attract state leases. The Pravin Gordhan who invented is their scourge. It's their hero.

it"It is a shame, but it seems that you & # 39;"T bank on someone in & # 39; these days. DM


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