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[ALERT] SAP: We found signs of misconduct linked to Gupta companies

Leaked emails have shown that SAP signed commission agreements with the company in order to secure contracts with state-owned entities.

Adaire Fox-Martin, SAP executive board member in charge of global customer operations. Picture: @AdaireFoxMartin/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Global software company SAP says that it has reported itself to US authorities and taken action against three employees for multi-million rand payments made to a Gupta-linked company.

Leaked emails have shown that SAP signed commission agreements with the company in order to secure contracts with state-owned entities.

SAP says that while the investigation is not yet complete, it has taken significant steps to deal with allegations of wrongdoing.

The software giant says that its investigations have not revealed any evidence of payments to South African government officials, including Transet and Eskom employees.

However, it has uncovered indications of misconduct related to Gupta-linked third parties.

SAP paid more than R90 million between 2015 and 2016 to Gupta-owned CAD House in order to secure contracts with Transnet and Eskom. Three employees have been implicated and disciplinary procedures
have been initiated.

Along with disclosing its situation to US authorities, SAP has also decided to remove sales commissions on all public sector deals in high-risk countries, including South Africa.

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