Eight people, including ex-CEO responsible for Steinhoff fraud, says current CEO
today Mar 19, 2019
Eight people, including Steinhoff former chief executive Markus Jooste, were involved in a 6.5 billion euro (5.6 billion pounds) accounting fraud at the South African retailer, the company CEO Louis du Preez told lawmakers on Tuesday.
Jooste, who resigned hours before the company disclosed the hole its accounts in December 2017, has previously denied any wrongdoing.
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