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28 Apr 2022
3:38 pm

Secret settlement sees the Bobroffs dodge criminal prosecution

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State of Israel seizes R70m of the R95m the Bobroffs stole from RAF victims; the Bobroffs keep R25m

Darren Bobroff, seen leaving the Johannesburg High Court in 2018, is not happy with the deal. Image: Moneyweb

The R95 million the fugitive personal injury lawyers Ronald and Darren Bobroff stole from South African road accident victims may never be returned to South Africa. The Bobroffs reached a secret settlement with the State of Israel early last year to dodge criminal prosecution, which saw the Israeli government seize around R70 million of the money and drop criminal charges related to money laundering against the father and son duo in return. The Bobroffs retained the balance of R25 million. However, it seems the Bobroffs are unhappy with the forfeiture of the R70 million to Israel. They are taking it on...