Banker steals K1.6 Million

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Ezra Malemuna a banker has been arrested for money laundering involving K1.6 million.

Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has confirmed the development in a statement below saying Malemuna fraudulently without debted and made cash withdraws amounting to K1,621,358.88 from a Zamtel company account in Ndola and deposited various amounts in his three accounts.

The Drug Enforcement Commission through its Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit in Ndola has arrested a banker for money laundering activities involving over K1.6 million Kwacha.
Ezra Malemuna, 32, a banker of House No. 2810 Mushili, Jacaranda Villa in Ndola District has been arrested and charged with theft by servant and money laundering, contrary to the laws of Zambia.
Particulars are that the suspect, on dates unknown but between 1st March, 2016 and 20th March, 2018, whilst acting together with other persons unknown, fraudulently and without authority debited and made cash withdrawals amounting to K1, 621,356.88 (one million six hundred twenty one thousand, three hundred fifty-six kwacha and eighty-eight ngwee) from a Zamtel company account in Ndola and deposited various amounts into three of his accounts held at two banks respectively.
The suspect laundered the said funds and acquired semi-detached flats on Plot no 2805 Jacaranda Villa, a four-bedroomed house on Plot No 2810 Jacaranda Villa, a motor vehicle Toyota Allion registration number BCB 1411 ZM and a double-door Defy fridge. He further laundered part of the funds by opening a fixed deposit account at a financial services institution and deposited a sum of K414, 005.48.
The Commission has since seized the named properties as proceeds of crime.
The suspect is yet to appear in court.

Kamufisa Manchishi (Mr)
Deputy Public Relations Officer
Drug Enforcement Commission

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