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‘I am screwed’: Former bestie gives ‘fraudster’ a new, R12m ...


‘I am screwed’: Former bestie gives ‘fraudster’ a new, R12m headache

Ex-confidante claims Catharina Robberts ruined her life by fleecing her in a string of faux business deals

Senior reporter

Silver-tongued alleged fraudster Catharina Robberts – who is at the centre of six separate criminal investigations for fraud and theft – has another 12 million problems on her hands.

Her former friend and confidant, Jenny Pittelli, has turned to the police and a team of private investigators to reclaim R12m in cash she claims Robberts fleeced in a grand scheme of faux business deals that spanned four years.  

“She took R12m from me and I am screwed. I was forced to go back to work because I have no income. That would have taken care of me for the rest of my life,” she told Times Select this week...

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