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fsbCity Press reports that the Financial Services Board (FSB) has placed Bophelo Benefit Services and the Bophelo Beneficiary Fund under curatorship after it was reported that R255m in mine worker pension money was missing from the fund.  

In April it was reported that the fund, administered by Bophelo Benefit Services, cooked its 2015 and 2016 financials and falsely claimed to own two “investment properties”.  It did this to account for R255m missing from its coffers.  Last week, the FSB appointed Juanito Damons as curator of both the fund and Bophelo Benefit Services.  This action was informed by the fund’s two most recent financial statements, complaints by Anglo American Platinum and the report by City Press.  Damons will take custody of the cash, cash investments, investment policies, stocks, shares and securities of both Bophelo Benefit Services and the fund.

  • Read this report by Sipho Masondo in full at City Press


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