File: EFF chief whip Floyd Shivambu has called the Daily Maverick's story a desperate act for relevance.
JOHANNESBURG - Floyd Shivambu is rubbishing reports that he used his influence to get a home loan from VBS Mutual Bank.
The Daily Maverick says leaked emails show his brother Brian received R1.46-million, after the EFF deputy president held talks with VBS chair Tshifhiwa Matodzi.
He's calling the online publication's story a desperate act for relevance.
It's reporting the home loan is registered to Sgameka Trading, a company Brian Shivambu apparently owns .
VBS collapsed after nearly R2-billion was looted from the bank.