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Five people arrested for allegedly fraudulently transferred from a dead person’s bank account

The Hawks have arrested five people for fraud after 470,000 rupees were transferred from a dead bank account.

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Five people were arrested for fraud after allegedly transferring money from a dead bank account.

Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crimes Unit in Mpumalanga arrested Dorcas Nyambi (35), Patricia Mnisit (40), Cyprian Themba Magagula (38), Clement Shongwet (32) and Thapelo Modika (43) on Thursday, a Hawks spokesman for Lucy, said

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Nyambi, who worked for Standard Bank at the time of the incident, allegedly reactivated the deceased customer’s dormant bank account while the deceased’s family was preoccupied with the estate claim.

He then allegedly colluded with the other defendants and named them the beneficiary of the bill. A total of about 470,000 RUB was transferred from the account, Sekgotodi added.

The defendant appeared in the Tongan panel court on Thursday.

They were released on bail of 1,500 rupees each.

The case has been postponed to May 19 and is expected to go to the Commercial Criminal Special Court.


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Five people arrested for allegedly fraudulently transferred from a dead person’s bank account

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