I got scammed by the lawyer when I tried to buy a property. How can I get my money back?

The short answer You can lodge a complaint with the Legal Practice Council and lay criminal charges with the police. The whole question Dear Athalie I tried to buy a plot in Cape Town for R200,000. The lawyer who was managing the sale process told me to deposit R100,000 to the seller and the other R100,000 to the lawyer's trust account. I didn't...

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