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She bragged about the perks of being a ‘doctor’ until the lies unravelled

Woman who allegedly duped East Rand into believing she was a doctor for months will spend Christmas in jail

She was a kind person but secretive about her family – and often boasted about the perks of being a medical doctor.

This is how an employee described a Cape Town woman who duped Johannesburg residents into believing she was a pulmonologist.

Sonnet-Mari Brand “practised” as a doctor for more than five months. Now she will spend Christmas behind bars: she first disappeared after being granted bail, then claimed a policeman with an “African surname” promised to make her case go away for R30,000...

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