220pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2023
At the age of 25 Nikki Munitz, a heroin addict, was employed at a reputable law firm where she siphoned money from trust funds. When charged she pleaded guilty to all 37 counts of fraud. After a two-year court battle, she was found guilty and sentenced to eight years in prison, three suspended.
She is now a global expert in self-esteem development and addiction. She lives in Johannesburg.