DEC nabs accountant, cashier

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SIMON MUNTEMBA writes

@SunZambian            

AN assistant accountant and a cashier of Chilanga area in Lusaka have been arrested by the Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) for alleged money laundering involving almost K 2 million.

DEC deputy public relations officer Kamufisa Manchishi named the two as Clara Kansamba, 33, an assistant accountant and Sylvia Hibeene, 30, a cashier.

Mr Manchishi in a statement said the duo was arrested for alleged fraudulent false accounting, theft and money laundering.

He said the duo was alleged to have laundered money involving over K1, 800, 000.

“It is alleged that between September 1, 2018 and March, the two stole K 1, 822, 617 from a brewery company in Lusaka.

“The duo allegedly never receipted money collected from salesmen, claiming that the company’s system was down,” he said.

He said the two also made false entries into the system purporting to have posted the cash which were later cancelled as journal reversals and then shared the money between them.

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