International consultancy firm McKinsey has flatly rejected any connection with the controversial Gupta family. This comes after the DA laid charges of fraud‚ racketeering and collusion against the company, earlier on Tuesday, for its alleged facilitation of deals between the Gupta family and state-owned entities. McKinsey has been under fire for its dealings with the Guptas‚ who secured multibillion rand coal supply tenders with Eskom. Last week, Corruption Watch head David Lewis also said he would be bringing bribery and corruption charges against McKinsey with the US justice department, over the firm’s alleged business dealings with the Guptas. Those charges stem from dealings with Gupta-linked firm Trillian‚ which resulted in the company being paid nearly R500m for work it never did for Eskom. On Tuesday afternoon‚ McKinsey spokesperson DJ Carella said the company had not engaged in corruption or paid bribes. "Neither the Gupta family nor any company publicly linked to the Gupta...

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