Zambia: DEC Arrests Kafue Man for Money Laundering


The Drug Enforcement Commission-DEC has arrested a 48 year-old businessman of Kafue for money laundering activities involving over One Hundred Thousand Kwacha. Daniel Kalinda, 48, a businessman of Flat No. M62/11, Kafue Estates has been arrested for forgery, uttering of false documents, obtaining money by false pretences and money laundering contrary to the laws of Zambia.

Particulars of the offence are that Kalinda on dates unknown but between January 1, 2013 and April 17, 2014 jointly and whilst acting together with other persons unknown allegedly made a false National Registration Card for a customer of a named Bank in Zambia. He then made an application for an ATM card on the particular account whose owner was out of the country for some time. With the ATM card he was issued, Mr Kalinda managed to steal K142, 330.00 from the account using various ATM machines in Lusaka and Chipata districts on intervals but within a space of two months.

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