BEST OF 2021 | My stepmom stole more than R11 million and gambled it away – and I was arrested too

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Kirstie Leigh Voogt's stepmother used her bank account to channel R11 million from the Road Accident Fund. (PHOTO: Supplied)
Kirstie Leigh Voogt's stepmother used her bank account to channel R11 million from the Road Accident Fund. (PHOTO: Supplied)

Standing in the dock of the East London court, she felt betrayed and broken-hearted. She knew she was innocent but here she was, accused of complicity in a fraud case involving millions of rands.

And it was all because of the woman she regarded as her second mother, her mentor and protector – someone she believed would always be on her side.

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