Chipinge — An receptionist intern with the Division of Social Welfare who defrauded funds from One Cash Pockets facility utilizing stolen NetOne sim playing cards appeared earlier than a Chipinge Justice of the Peace going through theft prices.
Tatenda Manhimanzi (22) of Espresso Analysis, authorities farm was arrested by detectives after a tip-off that she had stolen 53 sim playing cards and siphoned $90 100 from a One Cash Pockets account.
The funds had been meant to cushion underprivileged members of the local people.
Manhimanzi appeared earlier than Chipinge Justice of the Peace Franklin Mukwananzi who ordered her to carry out 140 hours neighborhood service at Madziwa major college and likewise return all the cash.
Prosecutors informed courtroom that on Could 4 this 12 months, detectives acquired data to the impact that the now convict, who was a receptionist at Social Improvement Workplace in Chipinge, stole the 53 NetOne strains on a number of totally different events from March 24, 2021 to April 13, 2021.
Manhimanzi reportedly transferred $78 200 as indicated within the financial institution to Gladys Sithole who was amongst the beneficiaries whose line went lacking.
She went on to switch $78 200 from Sithole’s NetOne quantity 0715800404 to James Mudimu’s NetOne line quantity 0713184920.
The cash was deposited in batches on a number of totally different events.
Manhimanzi went on to obtain $78 200 in money from Mudimu.
On March 24, 2021, the suspect transferred $2 850 as indicated on the financial institution assertion to Tinashe Sithole NetOne quantity 0714606667 and he or she acquired $2 850 from Tinashe.
On April 5, she transferred $7 400 to James Mudimu and he or she acquired the cash in money.
After withdrawing cash from every line, Manhimanzi went on to throw the strains away.
The worth of the stolen strains is $1 325 whereas the full worth stolen cash from the One Cash pockets is $91 425 and nothing was recovered.