Zimbabwean born carer jailed in UK for stealing elderly woman’s money for holiday in Dubai

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Zimbabwean born carer, Rutendo Hapaguti (28) who is based in the United Kindgom was jailed for 26 weeks after she pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation. Hapaguti took advantage of a vulnerable Peterborough woman in her 80s and used over 3,400 pounds t0 buy flights to Zimbabwe, Zambia, visa for a friend, money transfers abroad and a holiday in Dubai.

Hapaguti noted down the 80 year old’s card details after she took over as her temporary carer in January this year. She was arrested on April 1 after the victim’s regular carer became suspicious and her granddaughter reported the matter to the police.

More: NewZimbabwe.com


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