Opuwo police investigating alleged fraud case by Bank Windhoek employee

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The police at Opuwo are investigating a case in which an employee of Bank Windhoek there is alleged to have fraudulently credited N.dollars 729 800 to five different accounts belonging to different account holders on Saturday.

According to the weekend crime report availed by the Namibian Police Force on Sunday, the money in question was deposited into the bank by different businesses.

“It is further alleged that the suspect took an unspecified amount of money from the bank and left unnoticed. All these irregularities were only detected during the cash-up time,” it said, adding that the bank officials however managed to reverse all the money that was transferred to the different accounts.

It is further alleged that the suspect borrowed a friend’s vehicle by pretending to collect stuff from a local furniture shop but instead drove to Oshakati where he abandoned it at AMTA parking area. The suspect then informed the owner of the vehicle that the car keys were left at the Select filling station.

NamPol recovered the vehicle and the suspect is not yet arrested.

Source: Namibia Press Agency