A Harare woman who has pending cases before the Harare Magistrate’s court has been hauled before the court on fresher charges of defrauding a total of $116 400
Prosecutor Sebastian alleges that on September 3 last year, Ruramayi Magaya who is employed as a consultant at Avon Restaurant in Avondale received a call from one Renica Mapfunde his former business associate advising him to deal with Doro as she had access to United States Dollars and he received her contact details.
On September 12, Magaya contacted Doro and they arranged to meet up and she misrepresented that she did in fact have access to the money that he needed. Magaya acted on this misrepresentation and deposited $26 700 into Doro’s Steward Bank account
After the transaction went through, Doro promised to hand over the United States Dollars to Magaya within an hour. She
The transaction went through but Doro disappeared soon after that, the court heard. Ndlovu, however, managed to contact Steward Bank and reported the matter but $13 700 had already been transferred into another account.