Macmillan Admits Being Under the Influence of Alcohol During Al Jazeera’s Gold Mafia Documentary

Macmillan Admits Being Under the Influence of Alcohol During Al Jazeera’s Gold Mafia Documentary

In a recent development, Mr Evan Macmillan, a key figure featured in the Al Jazeera Gold Mafia documentary, has come forward and admitted that he was under the influence of alcohol during the filming of the exposé.

The documentary shed light on illegal gold mining activities and their associated criminal networks.

Macmillan,had issued an apology to the people of Zimbabwe, Government and other key state institutions and his associates for his role in the Al Jazeera gold Mafia documentary series.

He now claims that his statements and actions captured on camera were influenced by alcohol consumption at the time.

The revelation adds a new dimension to the already controversial documentary, which has garnered significant attention both locally and internationally.

“I would like to apologise to my family, friends, fellow Zimbabweans and to all those people offended by my behaviour and comments as shown in the recent Al Jazeera Gold Mafia series,”Macmillan said.

“I made many statements under the influence of alcohol that were boastful, untrue, derogatory and malicious that have caused harm to those around me, in business with me, the industry that I have worked in, Zimbabwe’s banking and financial sectors and those in important positions of authority.”

Al Jazeera’s Gold Mafia documentary aimed to expose the illegal gold trade and its impact on the economy and society.

It included interviews with various individuals involved in the industry, revealing alleged corruption, environmental destruction, and the involvement of criminal networks.

Al Jazeera has not yet responded to Macmillan’s admission, leaving uncertainty regarding any potential actions or clarifications they may provide. The revelation also adds to the broader debate surrounding the use of hidden cameras and the ethics of capturing sensitive information in investigative journalism.

 

 

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