Zimbabwean charged with forgery, fraud, money laundering in Canada

Zimbabwean charged with forgery, fraud, money laundering in Canada
Published: 06 August 2015 (1097 Views)

CALGARY - Police have charged a 29-year-old bank employee with money laundering.

The charges come after a local bank contacted police in late July to report the theft of bank drafts which they believed had been forged and used to obtain large sums of money at a casino.

"The bank also told investigators that they suspected a staff member was likely responsible, and that approximately $255,000 had been obtained by the suspect," Calgary police said in a news release.

Simbarashe Godfrey Nzvimbo of Zimbabwe was arrested in south Calgary on July 30.

He has been charged with three counts of uttering a forged document, one count of fraud over $5,000 and one count of money laundering.

Nzvimbo is scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

- Globalnews.ca‎

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