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Markus Jooste and Berdine Odendaal. Photo: Netwerk24
Markus Jooste and Berdine Odendaal. Photo: Netwerk24

Berdine Odendaal, the rumoured romantic interest of Markus Jooste, has taken action against the SA Reserve Bank (SARB) - which seemingly backfired and stripped her of a monthly income of R150 000. 

The bank has accused Odendaal of enjoying a "lavish lifestyle" funded by about R60 million in loans from a company linked to the former Steinhoff CEO. 

Last year, the central bank blocked Odendaal's bank accounts, attaching two of her cars and four properties registered in her name at the exclusive Val de Vie Estate outside Paarl. 

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