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Woman in Z$85 000 000 house fraud

01 August 2015 | 3451 Views
A woman  who was the director of Green-fields Constructors and resides in Lancecrew Chivhu has been dragged to court for allegedly defrauding a Pumula South resident of Z$85 000 000 which he ...
by Steven Jacks

Duo in $24 000 fraud scam

28 July 2015 | 3811 Views
Two man from Harare have been arrested and sentenced to 18 months in jail after they defrauded a woman of $24 000 they had charged for a residential stand.Lloyd Zimidzi (47) and Anne Madzi...
by Staff Reporter

Umguza CEO off the hook over $1.6 million fraud

20 July 2015 | 4585 Views
Umguza Rural District council chief executive officer Collen Moyo, who was facing $1,6 million has been left off the hook after his case was withdrawn before plea. The money was meant...
by Staff reporter

Police launch manhunt for former Dynamos player

15 July 2015 | 10088 Views
Former Dynamos and Warriors left-back Harlington Shereni is on the run after he allegedly defrauding the daughter of the late Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Stan Mudenge and a city advertising...
by Staff Reporter

Fidelity Printers bosses up for $2.6 million fraud

09 July 2015 | 4363 Views
Three Fidelity Printers and Refiners bosses including the chief executive officer were today brought before the courts on allegations of defrauding the country's sole gold buyer of more than $2,6 mill...
by Tendai Rupapa

Insurance agent in trouble over $1100 fraud

25 June 2015 | 5260 Views
The Evolution Insurance Company agent  is in trouble after she allegedly defrauded the  company of over $1100.Farai Victor Mutero (26) of New Magwegwe Flats was not asked to plea...
by Stephen Jakes

Zimbabwean gamblers warned of fraudsters

24 June 2015 | 5154 Views
STATE lotteries, gambling regulators and operators must be vigilant as they embrace information communication technology if their industry is to remain relevant, Home Affairs Minister Kembo Mohadi has...
by Lloyd Gumbo

Bunjira in bank loan fraud

20 June 2015 | 4760 Views
A POPULAR Mutare businessman - Davison Bunjira - who owns BBC Hardware Wholesale is embroiled in a house-loan scandal in which he allegedly fraudulently acquired a bank loan using title deeds of a pos...
by Abel Zhakata

2 Zimbabweans in US bankcards 'theft case' in Botswana

18 June 2015 | 6573 Views
A Botswana court is left with only two witnesses in a case in which two Zimbabwean men allegedly stole money from American bank customers, says the prosecution. The state alleges that Tendai G...
by Staff reporter

Medical society accused of swindling clients

07 June 2015 | 5535 Views
A local insurance firm, First Mutual Health is allegedly short-changing clients by unilaterally increasing monthly subscriptions while cutting benefits under its medical aid scheme.A client of...
by Staff reporter

StarFM sues Tich Mataz over $75 000

04 June 2015 | 4297 Views
Television and radio personality Tichafa Matambanadzo, popularly known as Tich Mataz, together with Zanu-PF Hatfield constituency losing candidate Acie Lumumba Mutumanje, have been taken to the High C...
by Staff reporter

Duo defraud employer of over $6600

22 May 2015 | 3253 Views
TWO employees with the Makomwe Transport and Hardware Private Limited T/A Trumol Tiles company are in trouble after they allegedly defrauded their employer of over $6600.Tichaona Mawada (2...
by Stephen Jakes

Winky D accused of fraud

18 May 2015 | 3553 Views
Zimdancehall sensation Winky D is at loggerheads with promoter Luther Pazvakavambwa of Digital One Promotions, who is accusing the musician of fraud after he failed to perform in the United Kingdom d...
by Sophia Chese and Brenda Phiri

Woman impersonate Econet, to defraud unsuspecting clients

16 May 2015 | 3102 Views
A woman has been dragged to court for impersonating Econet and allegedly defrauding an unsuspecting client who paid a total of $38 which was meant for purchasing two solar lights and mobile phone....
by Stephen Jakes

UK-based Zimbabwean fraudster on the run

09 May 2015 | 4409 Views
POLICE are hunting a UK based Zimbabwean who allegedly defrauded a Bulawayo man of 18,900 pounds. Pasca Tapuwa Nyamweda, 35, of no fixed abode, who is on the run allegedly duped Alfred Makumbu...
by Thubelihle Mabhena

Transport Perm-Sec arrested for fraud

29 April 2015 | 5860 Views
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Mr Munesu Munodawafa has appeared in court on charges of criminal abuse of duty as public officer and was granted bail...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwean charged with cheque fraud in Botswana

28 April 2015 | 4216 Views
A ZIMBABWEAN national who claimed to be a businessman was refused bail when he appeared before a Botswana magistrate charged with cheque fraud last week.Prosecutors say Jeff Chigaundu, 48, pre...
by Staff Reporter I Agencies

Zimbabwe counterfeiter sent on design and print course in UK jail

27 April 2015 | 6013 Views
A CONVICTED counterfeiter in the UK was sent on a design and print course at the taxpayers' expense while he was in jail, it has emerged.The fraudster was serving a two year sentence at Lindho...
by Staff reporters

5 'defraud' Mugabe's firm of $70,000

14 April 2015 | 4881 Views
President Robert Mugabe's Gushungo Holdings has been defrauded of over $70,000 by five of its employees, the High Court has heard. Manager Titus Jack,42, is jointly charged with Juliet Jom...
by Staff reporter

Cop acquitted of faking hubby's death for fraud

29 March 2015 | 2523 Views
A MASVINGO police officer stationed at Mashava Police Station had all the reasons to smile after being acquitted on allegations of faking her husband's death to defraud First Mutual Insurance Company ...
by Walter Mswazie

City Lawyer, Prison officer abuse of office charges withdrawn

23 March 2015 | 2401 Views
Bulawayo lawyer Tungamirai Nyengera who has since been jailed for three years and his accomplice Absolom Hlupo who was jailed for one and a half years after they fraudulently made a warrant of lib...
by Stephen Jakes

Company director up for forgery involving $13 500

23 March 2015 | 2701 Views
The Co- director of Full Scap Investment trading as a car dealing company situated at corner Robert Mugabe Way and 12 Avenue in Bulawayo is in trouble after he fraudulently withdrew $13 500 from a...
by Stephen Jakes

Fraudulent Company take over lands eight board of trustees in the dock

20 March 2015 | 1808 Views
EIGHT members of the Board of Trustees at the RCP Belmont Printers situated at Stourbridge Road Donnington Belmont in Bulawayo have been dragged to court for allegedly fraudulently taking over the run...
by Stephen Jakes

Prominent Bulawayo lawyer up for fraud

20 March 2015 | 2413 Views
A PROMINENT lawyer with Cheda and Partners Law firm in Bulawayo, Mlamuli Ncube and three accomplices, allegedly forged powers of attorney and used them to sell two houses in the leafy suburbs of Burn...
by Emily Mbewe

Bogus Estate agent official nabbed for $33 600 fraudulent sale of house

08 March 2015 | 2361 Views
One of the bogus Estate Agent officials has been dragged to court after the syndicate masqueraded as an estate agent and placed an advertisement on the newspaper selling a house belonging to a residen...
by Stephen Jakes

Headmistress 'flees cops' over fraud

06 March 2015 | 2717 Views
Luveve High School's headmistress has been arrested with two members of the School Development Association (SDA), for allegedly stealing $5,000 from the school. Pupils were reportedly treated...
by Temba Dube

Popular Zim dancehall chanter arrested for fraud

27 February 2015 | 7594 Views
POPULAR Zim dancehall chanter, Souljah Love (real name Soul Musaka Muzavazi) who has of late been hogging the limelight for all the wrong reasons was on Wednesday evening arrested for alleged fraud....
by Liberty Dube

Top lawyer dupes woman of house

27 February 2015 | 3666 Views
A SENIOR Bulawayo lawyer has been sucked into a fraud scam after allegedly forging documents used in duping a city businesswoman of her house. According to Chronicle, Godfrey Nyoni, 32, a part...
by Thandeka Moyo

Hospital officials fingured in $700 000 fraud

21 February 2015 | 2473 Views
The Ministry of Health and Child Care says heads will roll at Mnene Mission Hospital after officials were fingered in the abuse of a US$700 000 government fund.Health Minister Dr David Pariren...
by Staff Reporter

Man duped in graveyard ritual

21 February 2015 | 2076 Views
A Harare man lost $2 000 to a self-proclaimed traditional healer who allegedly lured him into a graveyard ritual claiming he would make his money multiply to $7 000 within a few days. The ...
by Court Reporter

Manager defrauds Steward Bank of $180K

16 February 2015 | 3961 Views
A manager with Steward Bank allegedly defrauded the bank of over $180 000 by creating fictitious credit accounts that he used to purchase air tickets, withdraw cash as well as buy goods in foreign c...
by Tendai Rupapa

Goche testifies in fraud case

12 February 2015 | 2098 Views
Former Minister of Transport and Infrastructural Development, Nicholas Goche, authorised Air Zimbabwe Holdings (Pvt) Ltd to pay insurance money directly to an international insurer after the airline'...
by Tendai Rupapa

Police hunt Prophet Uebert Angel over fraud allegations

05 February 2015 | 4788 Views
Police are keen to question Spirit Embassy Ministries founder Prophet Uebert Angel Mudzanire on allegations that he defrauded a Harare man of his vehicle, a Bentley worth $300 000.Angel is sa...
by Tendai Rupapa

Cheda law firm shut down over $350,000 fraud

09 February 2015 | 8395 Views
The original article as published by Chronicle has been removed subject to legal action.Read related article: $20m...
by Thandeka Moyo

Former bank employees up for $65,000 fraud

01 February 2015 | 2577 Views
THREE former ZB Bank workers allegedly defrauded their employer of more than $60 000 after conniving to convert clients' deposits to their own use, a Bulawayo court heard.The trio, Yevai A...
by Tinomuda Chakanyuka

Policeman fined $500 for $30 fraud

31 January 2015 | 2065 Views
A DETECTIVE with 24 years  experience in the police force was yesterday fined $500 (or six months in jail) for fraud involving $30.Saul Mutepaire, 43, who apparently never rose through th...
by Thandeka Moyo

Mutodi acquitted of $500 000 fraud charge

29 January 2015 | 2869 Views
PROPERTY developer-cum-musician Energy Mutodi, who had been on trial for allegedly swindling 16 000 civil servants of over $500 000 in a housing scheme run by his company, was on Thursday acquitted by...
by Staff reporter

Cop escapes jail after stealing friend's certificates

28 January 2015 | 4342 Views
A POLICE officer stationed at Mzilikazi Police Station was lucky to escape jail sentence after being found guilty of stealing a friend's academic certificates. Melusi Ndlera was accused by fr...
by Sibhekisipho Fayayo

Zimra officer forges registration documents for imported vehicle

28 January 2015 | 4055 Views
POLICE in Plumtree have arrested a senior Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) official stationed in Bulawayo who is allegedly linked to a scam of fraudulently registering imported vehicles.Ta...
by Sukulwenkosi Dube

Zanu-PF official up for fraud

22 January 2015 | 2224 Views
THE Zanu-PF women's league secretary for transport in Bulawayo province, Nokuthula Sibanda, has been summoned to appear in court over claims she defrauded a woman of $10 000 on the pretext she wa...
by Staff reporter

Ex-Econet boss jailed

10 January 2015 | 3897 Views
EX-ECONET Bulawayo accounts manager was yesterday slapped with a five year jail term after he was convicted of defrauding the company of airtime worth more than $90,000 in 2012.Morgan Jange, 3...
by Thandeka Moyo

Fraudulent Filling Station - workers face uncertain future

08 January 2015 | 8536 Views
Indigenous fuel importing company Glow Petroleum faces a bleak future as investigations into allegations of massive customs duty fraud intensify.Reports from company sources in Harare clai...
by Staff Reporter

Bulawayo man dupes Switzerland based house owner

08 January 2015 | 4808 Views
A suspected con artist from Bulawayo's Entumbane suburb has been dragged to court for allegedly defrauding a Switzerland based owner of two houses of over $1,700 after misrepresenting as an estate age...
by Staff reporter

Byo pharmacy loses $73 000 in fraud case

30 December 2014 | 4694 Views
A BULAWAYO pharmacy has lost more than $73 150 through fraud after an employee allegedly diverted the money meant to pay suppliers in various intervals to her own use.This was heard by Bul...
by Staff Reporter

African Sun general manager in court for fraud

29 December 2014 | 2877 Views
Sun-Vacations, a subsidiary of hotel conglomerate African Sun, general manager, Christopher Svova, has appeared in court charged with defrauding his employer of more than $23 000.Svova (38) wa...
by Staff Reporter

Senior Zanu PF official implicated in fraudulent vehicle registration

22 December 2014 | 3460 Views
THE Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Vehicle Theft Squad police section in Bulawayo and the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) are reportedly investigating fraudulent registration of v...
by Staff Reporter

Zanu PF big wig sucked in farm inputs fraud

13 December 2014 | 3173 Views
ZANU-PF Central Committee member Absolom Sikhosana was on Thursday detained overnight by angry farmers, while national director for youth affairs Tapiwa Zengeya was force-marched from the Willowva...
by Staff Reporter

Teacher, students in court over O' level exam fraud

03 December 2014 | 3554 Views
A TEACHER at a private college in Mutare appeared in court yesterday on a fraud charge after he allegedly attempted to provide answers to an "O" Level student who was sitting for a Geography paper...
by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe man fleeces US govt of +$100k in tax fraud

25 November 2014 | 4546 Views
A Zimbabwe citizen, who bilked the government out of more than $100,000 in a fake tax return scheme, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to serve 64 months in jail plus full restitution.Ten...
by Terri Sanginiti, The News Journal

Cops accused of being too slow in CMED fraud case

21 October 2014 | 2864 Views
Police have been accussed of being too slow in arresting known perpetrators after CMED lost US$2,7 million allegedly lost through fraud said advocate Ashton Musunga of Musunga.However, Police ...
by Staff Reporter

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