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Tobacco Wars - Inside The Spy Games And Dirty Tricks Of Southern Africa's Cigarette Trade (Paperback) Loot Price: R225
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Tobacco Wars - Inside The Spy Games And Dirty Tricks Of Southern Africa's Cigarette Trade (Paperback)

Johann van Loggerenberg

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"Warning. Smoking Kills!" It also corrupts law enforcement officials and eviscerates state institutions. It devours politicians, professionals, business people and ordinary workers in the chase for big bucks and the battle for a slice of an ever-shrinking cigarette market.

Join one of South Africa's former tax sleuths, Johann van Loggerenberg, in a wild ride through the double-dealing world of tobacco's colourful characters and ruthless corporates. Meet the femme fatales, mavericks, mercenaries and grandmasters, and learn how the crime-busting unit led by van Loggerenberg at SARS and its "Project Honey Badger" became a victim of war between industry players and a high-stakes political game driven by state capture.

This is the tale of a few good men and women who dared to try to hold to account a billion-dollar international industry rife with private spy networks, tax evasion, collusion and corruption - ultimately at great cost to themselves and South Africa.

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Imprint: Tafelberg Publishers Ltd
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: 28 July 2019
Authors: Johann van Loggerenberg
Dimensions: 235 x 150 x 20mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 272
ISBN-13: 978-0-624-08167-8
Languages: English
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies
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LSN: 0-624-08167-2
Barcode: 9780624081678

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The shocking truth

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 | Review by: Jane Herschelman

Well-written and astonishing. A shocking read.

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