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FNB dragged into bribery claims

The chief executive of First National Bank (FNB), Jacques Celliers, has been accused of paying a client R155 000 to stop making claims that the bank was involved in an alleged scam. 

These accusations are contained in sworn statements made by a Democratic Alliance Ekurhuleni councillor, Simon Lapping, and his one-time friend, Nicolaas Niemand. 

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