'It's easy money' - How funeral policies have become get-rich-quick schemes

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Funeral policies are under the spotlight after Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu's second day on trial for allegedly killing her relatives and her boyfriend for insurance pay-outs.
Funeral policies are under the spotlight after Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu's second day on trial for allegedly killing her relatives and her boyfriend for insurance pay-outs.
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It's not new. Every other month there's reports of family members killing each other - all for an insurance pay out.

Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu's trial has put such practices in the spotlight again. She's currently facing murder charges after being accused of killing several relatives and her boyfriend for insurance money. 

The crimes were allegedly committed between 2012 and 2018 and were for insurance claims. Rosemary allegedly claimed up to R1,5 million. Nomia is also accused of conspiring to kill her sister and her five children.

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