How 1Life agent ripped off pensioners

Helena Davids is one of 18 pensioners who was coerced into buying an unnecessary policy by a 1Life insurance agent. Photo by Masixole Feni.

Davids, 72, is one of 18 elderly South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries who signed onto the policies after they were allegedly told by the agent that the life cover had been vetted by SASSA. Most of the victims are former farmworkers from Franschhoek.