Phillip de Wet is an associate editor at at Business Insider, Media24 (South Africa).

De Wet was outside the White House as America heard it had killed Osama bin Laden, and inside the courtroom as Oscar Pistorius went on trial for murder. In recent years his work has spanned government corruption, corporate corruption, suspected but unproven corruption, proven but unprosecuted corruption, murders linked to corruption, and even the occasional story that did not involve corruption at all. He was the founding deputy editor of news and analysis site Daily Maverick. He lives in Johannesburg.

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Phillip de Wet
South Africa

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South African companies in the Dutch tax haven

  • Tax evasion

Fourteen of the twenty largest company on the Johannesburg stock exchange have at least one subsidiary in the Netherlands. 20 billion Euro coming directly from South Africa is stored in Dutch shell companies.