TANGLED IN FISHY TAX NET: As Fiji Fish Marketing share in the $3.2 million Tuna Support Fund, in 2007 chief executive Grahame Southwick and his family had found themselves at centre of tax probe by FIRCA
In 2008, my deep throats inside FIRCA had dumped on me scores of tax files belonging to Interim Cabinet Ministers, former politicians, individuals, companies, lawyers and businessmen; not to mention the tax file of Frank Bainimarama's Interim Finance Minister Mahendra Chaudhry who was also line Minister for FIRCA. Among the heaps of files was one relating to an investigation on JOSEVA NAMISI LEANO, FIRCA's then Acting General Manager, Risk and Compliance. When I exposed Chaudhry's $2million that he was hiding in an Australian bank account, FIRCA issued a press release on 24 February 2008 stating that Leano had been dismissed for misconduct and abuse of office. The press release went on to state as follows: "The Authority is unable to divulge the facts of the various allegations made against Mr. Leano because they involve other taxpayers affairs."
Mr. Joseva Leano
FULLY STORY SOON
11/10/2017 02:51:53 am
Fiji is a small island country with big crooks . It's an Animal Farm of crooks . You have crooks here, you have crooks there, you have crooks everywhere : in politics, in business, in government, in statutory institutions, in sports , in religious organisations, even in civil society organisation's and NGOs . What's more quite often the crooks from the different sectors do the same cocktail circuit, are very matey with one another and do the I rub your shoulders and you rub mine sort of thing. These crooks are only about themselves and how to feather their nests. The country can go to the dogs for all that they care. They should be rounded up and locked up in jail without delay to stop them from harming the country any more.
11/10/2017 11:03:51 am
In the song 'Don't cry for me Argentina' from the musical "Evita" based on the life of Eva Peron who married the Fascist Dictator Juan Peron in the 1950s, the last verse goes:
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