Pieter-Louis Myburgh is an investigative journalist and the author of two books on state capture in the South African context. His bestselling book Gangster State: Ace Magashule’s web of Capture was released in 2019. Myburgh was a member of the award-winning #GuptaLeaks team. His 2015 exposés on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) unearthed widespread corruption at this SoE. In early 2019 he joined Scorpio, Daily Maverick’s celebrated investigations team. Myburgh has received the Taco Kuiper award two occasions – once on a solo effort for Prasa and second as part of team #GuptaLeaks. He has also received Vodacom Journalist of the Year for finance/investigations, Standard Bank Sikuvile Awards for investigative journalism and story of the year (#GuptaLeaks); ATKV Mediaveertjies investigative journalism 2014 and 2015. He also received the Media24 Legends Awards 2016 for Journalist of the Year, Investigative Journalism; financial journalist of the year; Media24 Digital Awards 2017 – Journalist of the Year and Investigative journalist of the year.