Imagine this … An elderly couple returns home from holiday to discover their front door lock broken and $2000 in cash stolen from a biscuit tin in their kitchen.
- Jessica Irvine
- Brisbane Times
The couple immediately ring the police, who inform them of a spate of similar robberies in the area. But the police have tracked down the perpetrator, who is in custody facing charges that carry a jail term of at least five years.
Now, try this … The same elderly couple visits a financial adviser, who helps them to invest their retirement savings, deducting $2000 in fees each…