When Brett Kebble was gunned down in his luxury sedan last September, police initially suspected he was the victim of a botched hijacking. But within 24 hours. Barry Sergeant, hard-hitting, bestselling author of Brett Kebble: The Inside Story ( Zebra, ), now tackles the murky world of shady financial. This is the story of the world’s biggest unprosecuted fraud. Barry Sergeant, hard-hitting, bestselling author of Brett Kebble: The Inside Story (Zebra, ), now.
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On 16 November businessman Glenn Agliotti was arrested in connection with the murder of Brett Kebble.
But Kebble had got away with grand larceny and grotesque looting for so long that rational thought had been subsumed by hubris. In life, Kebble’s image was that of an altruistic billionaire – patron of the arts, champion of black economic empowerment, urbane raconteur and generous host. One hobo might even have watched as the mystery man came out of nowhere to review their handiwork.
Sergeant claims the money Kebble stole in Randgold shares to keep his business empire, particularly the gold mining company JCI, afloat, and to fund his lavish lifestyle, which was costing R5 million a month to sustain, would have been worth R26bn today.
Deals that ought to have been closed months before were jammed up, others were stalled somewhere along the pipeline, yet the players still expected their monthly sweeteners, and more. If you add this item to your wish list we will let you know when it becomes available.
There had been so many, for so long, that they had almost become routine, and besides, killers with genuine intent rarely warned their victims. He became a recognised specialist in West African resources, partially triggering his first encounter with Brett Kebble, in Fifth horseman of the apocalypse 2.
The National Prosecuting Stkry had offered a plea bargain, but insisted that Kebble would have to serve jail time, though this might be no more than 90 days, so he had turned them down. Mr X had made sure of that before placing his call to Pretoria from the overpass.
The irony was that while his unassuming wife Ingrid and their children, Matthew, Andrew, Hannah and sweet little Lily, stood to inherit a fortune, life as they knew it depended on Kebble finding R5 million, fast. In death, he insidw exposed as one of South Africa’s most cunning corporate confidence tricksters, a manipulative deal-maker who ran the major companies under his control as if ibside were his personal piggy bank.
User Review – Flag as inappropriate A brilliant book – technical indeed, but if you have the patience to go through all the steps – it is great and tells a story that many would never even half-believe. I was in the same room as Kebble many times and observed how he worked the world.
Sergeant brings his incisive pen, his wit and his determined investigative doggedness to the narrative. Past imperfect, future tense The Inside Story Zebra,now tackles the murky world of shady financial dealings, post the Kebble murder. The headlights pierced the black void through the metal slats.
Send a copy to myself. On Monday night, as he drove to their prearranged rendezvous, Kebble spoke to Mr X and learnt that there was kebgle last-minute hitch — not serious enough to abort the transaction, but sufficiently important to warrant a delay.
This is a world of outright denial and selective amnesia, of complex sstory transactions kbble to confuse, obfuscate and hide the spoils. His latest book, following on from Brett Kebble: His first job was as an articled clerk for Mallinicks, which has breyt merged with, and become part of, Webber Wentzelin Cape Town in the late s. This page was last edited on 16 Marchat In the weeks that followed, sensational headlines laid bare Kebble’s flamboyant lifestyle and unorthodox business deals, feeding frenzied speculation about who killed him, and why.
Bidders from as far as Australia, New Zealand and Pennsylvania were at the auction. The purpose of such bullets, which require a specially adapted pistol, was to hit assassins and terrorists without passing through their bodies and hitting bystanders or hostages. Review This Product No reviews yet – be the first to create one!
Report lays bare hijack, murder and rape horror of ex-EFF man. On Tuesday 27 September, he lunched with financial journalist David Gleason, his friend of 28 years and unchallenged leader of the pro-Kebble media pack.
A world where so many major players are involved to such an extent that none of them indide afford the cost of the truth.
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