FNB Operations manager in court for R4 million fraud, Newtown

South African Police Service

FNB Operations manager in court for R4 million fraud, Newtown
FNB Operations manager in court for R4 million fraud, Newtown

The Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court granted an alleged fraudster a R10 000 bail on 16 November 2021, involving 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.

Through the FNB’s forensic analysis, the matter was referred to the Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Investigation at the Johannesburg office for further investigation.

An extensive investigation was conducted which granted a warrant of arrest issued for Sibiya’s apprehension.

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

She appeared in the Palm Ridge Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on the same day and was released on bail with no conditions.

The case was postponed to 18 January 2022 for docket disclosure.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service