The Catch

After their millionaire father died, Marlena and Victoria Laboz were left behind millions of dollars in his will. However, there is a catch!

In order to inherit over $19 million (NZ dollars) each, 21 Marlena and 17 year old Victoria must follow their father’s strict conditions left behind for them in his will.

Overall, Mr Laboz left behind over $75 million dollars. No money was left to his wife as they were divorcing at the time of Mr Laboz’s death. What money he didn’t leave to his daughters was donated to charities.
So what are the conditions?

Marlena will inherit $1.5 million after she graduates from university – however she must attend one of her father’s pre-approved universities. She must write an essay of no less than 100 words describing what she intends to spend the money on, which trustees will decide if are acceptable uses for the money.

In order to motivate his daughters to work hard and earn money of their own, Marlena and Victoria’s father has ordered for them to receive three times their yearly tax return. This means the harder they work for their own money, the more they will receive.
If the girls are married and have children, they will be given 3% of their overall $17 million inheritance each year.
They will receive a further 3% if they choose to become the carer for their mother, Ewa.

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Ms Mysterious
Ms Mysterious
4 years ago

Strict, but a good way to make sure they don’t getgreedy!

Crystal
Crystal
24 days ago

please do a shout out to waiuku primary school room 14

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