Sars goes after coal syndicates at Eskom for tax crimes worth R500m
Inter-governmental search and seizure operation carried out across five provinces
Coal-smuggling syndicates whose modus operandi includes hijacking deliveries of high-grade coal to Eskom and swapping them with lower-grade product are being targeted by the SA Revenue Service (Sars) for alleged tax crimes amounting to R500m.
Sars said on Thursday a “massive intergovernmental search and seizure operation across five provinces was carried out to break the back of a sophisticated criminal syndicate of alleged coal smugglers”...
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