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The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is on a collision course with over 100 law firms over duplicate payments made to them.  

The RAF has written a letter to the Legal Practice Council (LPC) to lodge a complaint, and to ask it to investigate 102 law firms. The RAF alleges the law firms owe just more than R340 million paid into trust accounts in error. 

RAF spokesperson William Maphutha said the ailing entity wanted to recover money from the law firms as part of its turnaround plans.

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