Alleged fraudster nabbed for employer’s missing R4 million

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

The Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Tuesday granted an alleged fraudster R10 000 bail involving an employer’s missing R4 million.

It is alleged that between September 2019 and August 2021, Newtown’s First National Bank (FNB) Operations Manager, Zandile Sibiya (39) fraudulently processed the forex payments with International Banking Centre System transaction and transferred approximately R4 million into her bank account.

Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu of Gauteng Hawks said through the FNB’s forensic analysis, the matter was referred to the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation at the Johannesburg office for further investigation.

“The Ormonde resident handed herself in accompanied by her legal representative and the investigation team subsequently charged her with fraud.”

She appeared in court on the same day and was released on bail with no conditions. The case is postponed to 18 January 2022 for docket disclosure.

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