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FNB employee arrested for defrauding R4million bank


A First National Bank (FNB) supervisor in Joburg has been launched on R10 000 bail after she changed into arrested for allegedly defrauding her enterprise of R4 million.


Gauteng spokesperson for the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) Captain Ndivhuwo Mulamu stated Zandile Sibiya changed into launched on bail via way of means of the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.


“It is claimed that among September 2019 and August 2021, Newtown’s First National Bank operations supervisor, Zandile Sibiya, 39, fraudulently processed the foreign exchange bills with International Banking Centre System transaction and transferred about R4 million into her financial institution account,” stated Mulamu.


“Through the FNB’s forensic analysis, the problem changed into stated the Hawkscritical industrial crime research on the Johannesburg workplace for similarly research. An significant research changed into carried out which granted a warrant of arrest issued for Sibiya’s apprehension.”


Sibiya, who's primarily based totally in Ormonde, surpassed herself to government on Tuesday, observed via way of means of her felony consultant and the Hawks investigating crew in the end charged her with fraud.


“She seemed withinside the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court at the identical day and changed into launched on bail and not using a conditions,” Mulamu stated.


The case changed into postponed to January 18 for docket disclosure.


Last week, the Hawks’ critical industrial crime research crew in Pretoria arrested a Northern Cape-primarily based totally couple, Mortimer Wright, 62, and his wife, Melanie, 53, on fraud, forgery and uttering prices in addition to contravention of the Tax Administration Act.


“It is claimed that among 2013 and 2016, the couple submitted fraudulent tax invoices to SARS (SA Revenue Service) and about R700 000 changed into transferred into their joint financial institution account,” Mulamu stated.


“The research crew effectively traced the couple at a non-public sanatorium in Kathu, Northern Cape, wherein Melanie Wright changed into training as a clinical doctor. The couple changed into apprehended and in the end charged.”


Mulamu stated that at the day of the arrest, the couple seemed withinside the Kathu Regional Court and had been warned to seem withinside the Pretoria Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on January 24.

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