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absalogo thumb100 TimesLive reports that an Absa employee was found guilty on 359 charges of fraud after a Hawks investigation found that he transferred money from a client’s account to his brother’s account without the knowledge of the client.  

Moses Moroe was a sales consultant for the bank at its Loch Logan branch in the Free State.  He was sentenced in the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday to eight years imprisonment‚ suspended for five years‚ provided that he pays back the outstanding amount of R167,912 to the bank on or before July 2018.  The 34-year-old had defrauded the bank of R366‚000 over two years.  Moroe was dismissed from his job last October after the bank initiated a departmental trial.


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