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Gupta-linked firm Trillian Capital was created purely to give 50% of certain revenue to individuals without their doing any work, a whistle-blower told Parliament on Friday. Trillian has been at the centre of state-capture allegations and stands accused of looting parastatals, especially Eskom and Transnet. Reuters reported at the weekend that global consultancy McKinsey worked with Trillian for four months after learning the company was controlled by the Guptas. Bianca Goodson, who had a stint as CEO of Trillian Management Consulting, the consulting subsidiary of Trillian Capital Partners, told Parliament’s public enterprises committee during its investigation of state-owned entities that she was sold a lie about the company’s intentions before joining it in 2016. Goodson resigned from Trillian in early April 2016, after about four months with the company. She resigned after feeling "disempowered" amid concerns of "risky exposure". in response to questions from DA MP and public ent...

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