Airman Faces Fraud Charges After CABS Mistakenly Credited Him With $230 000

Air Force of Zimbabwe operations officer Arnold Lethale Pullen appeared before Harare magistrate Edwin Marecha facing fraud charges. This comes after his bank, Central African Building Society (CABS) mistakenly credited his account with $230 000 in September last year. Pullen allegedly transferred the money to his friends and family’s accounts before asking them to transfer the money to his Steward Bank account. The error was discovered when the bank was carrying out a system upgrade.

Pullen was remanded in custody pending his bail hearing. A few weeks back, a student nurse was sentenced to twelve years in prison after he spent $54 000 which had been mistakenly credited into his account by the same bank.

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The Air Force of Zimbabwe is the aviation wing of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces. Its current commander is Air Marshal Elson Moyo who took over from Retired Air Chief Marshall Perrance Shiri who was appointed Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement by President Emmerson... Read More About Air Force of Zimbabwe

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2 comments

  1. Chirere Mundawembwa Reply

    Investgations should be carried out from the person responsible for the error. its now too much how can an educated and trained person make such a silly mistake. Something is going own the CABS Building Society.

  2. T. Bunny Reply

    If my bank gives me that amount , i tell you, i will take it . Go to Hawaii , come back and get myself a good lawyer kkkkkkkkkkkk

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