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The story of a rogue unit operating within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) became entrenchedin the public mind following a succession of sensational reports published by the Sunday Times in 2014.The unit, the reports claimed, had carried out a series of illegal spook operations: they had spied onPresident Jacob Zuma, run a brothel, illegally bought spy ware and entered into unlawful tax settlements. In a plot of Machiavellian proportions, head of the elite crime‐busting unit Johann van Loggerenberg andmany of SARSs top management were forced to resign. Van Loggerenbergs select team of investigators,with their impeccable track record of busting high‐level financial fraudsters and nailing tax criminals, lostnot only their careers but also their reputations. Now, in this extraordinary account, they finally get to put the record straight and the rumours to rest:there was no rogue unit. The public had been deceived, seemingly by powers conspiring to capture SARSfor their own ends.Shooting down the allegations he has faced one by one, Van Loggerenberg tells the story of what reallyhappened inside SARS, revealing details of some of the units actual investigations.