CORRUPTION skeletons involving a series of multi-billion-dollar tax evasion scandals are tumbling out of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) cupboard amid a new corruption scam involving Chinese diamond miner Jinan Mining (Pvt) Ltd’s dodgy US$585 million financial transfers across various jurisdictions, including Zimbabwe.

New documents obtained this week by The NewsHawks reveal further corruption by Zimra executives who have been looting the whistle-blower’s multi-million-dollar fund through corrupt networks involving its management and informants.

Documents show that despite being given overwhelming evidence of Jinan’s failure to pay its tax obligations, top Zimra officials manipulated the case for self-enrichment, while protecting the company from properly paying tax.

The tax evasion case against Jinan was reported in 2013 in terms of section 34B (2) of the Revenue Authority Act (Chapter…

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