Two lawyers’ organisations were the victims when the agent who arranged the sale of property for their offices made a lucrative plan for himself, writes Carmel Rickard The powerful Attorneys Fidelity Fund will have an unusual item on the agenda when it meets later this month. It has to decide whether to report the former CEO of the Law Society of SA to the police for investigation into whether he was involved in a corrupt transaction.Former CEO Raj Daya featured recently in an extraordinary case with the fidelity fund going after the seller from whom the fund and the law society bought property to house both their headquarters.At the last minute the fund and the law society discovered that the outfit appointed to act as their agent in locating suitable property had a covert deal with Erf 49-1 Menlyn and Head Brothers Steel Fabricating & Engineering — collectively the seller — to take a grossly inflated commission to the amount of R5.5m.The agent, Intibane Mediates’ Romeo Tshepo Ramo...

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