23 toll-gate staffers dismissed for fraud in three months

A company managing part of the Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara)'s toll-gate network has dismissed some 23 workers on charges of fraud in the last three months, Parliament has heard.Duri...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 27 June 2019


Mangoma, Zesa bosses deny fraud charges

Former Energy minister Elton Mangoma on Thursday said charges that he unprocedurally awarded a $3 million contract to a South Korean firm have been fabricated, based on falsehoods and designed to hara...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 April 2019


Undenge acquitted in Chivayo fraud case

FORMER Energy minister Samuel Undenge was yesterday acquitted in a matter in which he was being accused of directing the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) to pay businessman Wicknell Chivayo $5 million.A H...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 December 2018


Maziwisa, Pambuka jailed for fraud

FORMER Zanu PF Highfield West legislator, Psychology Maziwisa and television personality Oscar Pambuka were yesterday sentenced to a total of 78 months in jail each for fraud.Maziwisa (34) and Pambuka...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 December 2018


Wicknell Chivayo escalates fight to have fraud charges dismissed

IntratRek Zimbabwe director Wicknell Chivayo, who is facing a $5,6 million fraud charge in a botched Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) solar project deal, has petitioned the High Court, seeking a review of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 December 2018


Zesa unit in fraud storm

ZIMBABWE Power Company (ZPC) has flown into the eye of a storm amid revelations a senior executive of the State- owned power utility allegedly awarded a multi-million dollar contract without going to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 July 2018


Fraudsters target Women's Ban

Zimbabweans should be wary of fraudsters who are moving around with forged Women's Bank loan application forms and offering to process them for a fee. There are reports that a number of people had bee...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018


Lawyer arrested over $64 000 fraud

HARARE lawyer, Auther Roy Mabhena, appeared in court yesterday facing fraud allegations after he duped home seekers of $64 315 in botched land deals.Mabhena of T Kadhau and Associates was not asked to...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 June 2018


Zanu-PF supporters bay for 'fraudulent' minister's head

THOUSANDS of Zanu-PF supporters from Hwedza constituency have petitioned President Emmerson Mnangagwa calling for the immediate expulsion of Mashonaland East Provincial Affairs minister David Musayaba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 June 2018


Shiri's name soiled by fraudsters

The ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement has launched a manhunt for fraudsters who are abusing the name of its principal officer, retired chief air marshal Perrance Shiri, to fleece d...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


Ministry warns against land fraudsters

THE Ministry of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement has warned the public to be wary of fraudsters that are masquerading as Air Chief Marshal Perrance Shiri (Rtd) and demanding money from unsusp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


'Upsurge in Zimbabwe mobile money fraud'

ZIMBABWE Information and Communication Technologies (ZICT) has warned that an increasing number of vendors and small-to-medium scale enterprises are receiving fake messages of transactions on their mo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018


Employee defrauds Trek $42 000 diesel

A TREK Agriculture Petroleum employee has been taken to court for allegedly fleecing his employer of over $42 000 worth of diesel earmarked for use at the Agricultural and Rural Development Authority ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018


Banks move to curb card fraud

SOME local banks have partnered with international experts to curb bank card fraud which police say is on the increase in the country. The institutions have singled out supermarket employees as the bi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 May 2018


Gandawa wants Zimdef fraud charges dropped

Former Higher and Tertiary Education minister Godfrey Gandawa, who is facing criminal charges over the alleged abuse of the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef), has applied to have the charges...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 May 2018


Health insurers lose $160 million to fraud

CIMAS CEO Vulindlela Ndlovu says the health insurance industry in Zimbabwe could be losing $160 million annually through fraud, errors and leakages.Ndlovu told journalists attending the Zimselector me...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 May 2018


Zimra foils $2m fraud

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority has sent nine officials from its finance department on forced leave to pave way for investigations into an attempt to siphon nearly US$2 million from the tax man's fisca...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 May 2018


Goba sucked in $380,000k fraud trial case

Prosecutor-General Ray Goba's name has been sucked into the fraud case involving a Harare couple which allegedly sold its house to a home-seeker for $380 000, but was now refusing to vacate the proper...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 April 2018


Barclays to pay $2bn for losses caused by fraudulent scheme

BARCLAYS has agreed to pay $2 billion for allegedly causing billions of dollars of losses to investors by engaging in a fraudulent scheme to sell residential mortgage-backed securities between 2005 an...

By Reuters | Published: 04 April 2018


Zimra sues Pasi for fraud, abuse of office

THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is demanding $217 624 from its former commissioner-general, Gershem Pasi, accusing him of abuse of office and fraud.Zimra issued the summons on March 21 and Pasi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 March 2018


Grace Mugabe degree an 'academic fraud'

FORMER first lady Grace Mugabe's controversial University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Doctor of Philosophy degree, which was finally published last week almost four years after graduation, has been described as ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 February 2018


Zinara exonerates execs in fraud case

The case of five Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara) executives accused of allegedly fraudulently transferring more than $2 million into bogus companies' accounts in a shady loan repayment ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 January 2018


AHFoZ pushes for fraud laws

Stakeholders in the health sector are pushing for healthcare fraud laws to curtail costs that are shooting through the roof as a result of underhand dealings crippling the industry.Zimbabwe is already...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 November 2017


Bank managers sucked in $200m fraud saga

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission has opened a large-scale investigation into externalisation and fraud allegations involving about US$200 million against directors and managers of six failed ba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 October 2017


Stanbic warns of debit card fraudsters

STANBIC Bank has warned members of the public to guard against falling victim to debit card fraudsters.Acting head of personal and business Banking, Mr Patson Mahatchi said his bank has assumed respon...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 September 2017

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