A sweeping forensic investigation into large scale irregularity, which could encompass hundreds of millions of rands in financial abuse and theft at South Africa’s State Security Agency, has begun – nearly four years after it was first recommended. News24 reports that in a letter shared with all SSA staff on Tuesday, and which they have seen, newly appointed SSA director-general, Ambassador Thembisile Majola, who assumed the position in March, instructed that every official cooperate fully with the investigation. Any failure to comply with a lawful instruction, Majola wrote, would be met with disciplinary action.