303pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Former South African Revenue Service lawyer Telita Snyckers uncovers the extent to which reputable tobacco companies have been complicit in cigarette smuggling.
"The best exposé of big tobacco to date - a toxic mix of politics, state capture, double dealings, money, spies and corrupt officials." Johann van Loggerenberg, co-author of Rogue: the inside story of SARS's elite crime-busting unit and author of Death and Taxes, how SARS made hitmen, drug dealers and tax dodgers pay their dues
"Telita's gripping narrative deftly slices through the spin" Rob Rose, deputy editor of Financial Mail and author of Steinheist: Markus Jooste, Steinhoff & SA's biggest corporate fraud