Angry billionaires make disturbing neighbours

From blaring music to blocking beaches and fart smells, the super wealthy are bad at sharing with others

06 December 2020 - 19:05 By John Gapper

When Bill Gross, the financier formerly known as the “bond king”, bought a $32m (about R487m) California beach mansion two years ago, his reputation preceded him. “I wouldn’t want an angry billionaire with a short fuse living next to me,” his neighbour Mark Towfiq was told.

The inevitable quarrel, with accusations of harassment, came to court this week...

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