May 13, 2022

Former Portuguese bank chief found dead in South African jail

Johannesburg – A former Portuguese bank chief who was arrested in South Africa in December last year after fleeing to the country to avoid a jail sentence for tax fraud and other crimes was found dead in his prison cell in Durban, authorities said on Friday.

Joao Rendeiro, the ex-president of the small private investment bank Banco Privado Português (BPP), shared a cell with others at Westville prison and was fighting in court against extraditi…

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