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Trio Dupes Old Mutual Insurance Company Of US$90 000

Trio Dupes Old Mutual Insurance Company Of US$90 000

A Waterfalls man appeared before Harare magistrate Dennis Mangosi on Monday facing a charge of defrauding Old Mutual of US$90 000 through a fake insurance claim, NewsDay reported.

The accused, Henrics Providence Dhonga (30) from Mainway Meadows faces two counts of fraud and illegal possession of articles for criminal use. He was remanded in custody until today for a bail hearing.

Dhonga, an employee at Bright Insurance Brokers Private Limited, is co-accused with two accomplices, Llyod Makuzva (45) and Reality Njabulo Chuma (30).

What happened:

It is alleged that in May 2022, Dhonga was approached by Munyaradzi Ramewa, still at large, who wanted compensation for his vehicle which was involved in an accident a long time ago and was parked at a house in Mutare.

On August 14, 2022, Dhonga, Makuvaza and Chuma proceeded to Mutare where they met Ramewa and staged an accident involving the VW Touareg motor vehicle.

They reported the staged accident to the police in Mutare, and Road Angels towed the vehicle.

On September 20, 2022, they made a fraudulent claim through Dhonga saying the vehicle was severely damaged on the front, suspension, engine and gearbox.

Old Mutual Insurance Company processed a claim for US$90 000.

The fraud came to light when Old Mutual discovered that the photographs the accused persons sent were different from the ones submitted by Road Angeles which towed the vehicle from the scene.

It was also discovered that Dhonga, a director at Panel Tech Motors, was involved in more insurance fraud cases.

Police searched his Mazda CX5 vehicle on Saturday and recovered a backpack with 11 homemade police stamps for different police stations in Chitungwiza, Chegutu, Harare, Marondera and Norton.

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10 Comments

1 month ago

He must be sent behind bars and stay there for a very long time. Tarnishing the image of real claims.


ichoooo 1 month ago

chinopedza basa


zrp 1 month ago

I pihwa bail when he is out anopomba Mari Kuma Lkawyer nekuna magistrate zvobva zvarana old mutual yonyura iye aquitted that's all zvavharana


Bright 1 month ago

Vanhu vakutsvaga Mari umm 90 000 aaa


fod 1 month ago

at th end of th day u will realise that the trio who shared 90ks had nothing in their name except perfume,Japan car and many girlkfriends th money was cursed and u dnt use t ndeyekyuba jus like police officers who extort money during covid time they dnt have much to offer still in getting,their kids at council schools,, no economic development even professionals development they are jus having memories jus like iii takazombonwa doro kwaMash..were tikadya nyama kwaMtangaz

Doug 1 month ago

People tried and failed with Nyaradzo.


musoro bhangu 1 month ago

haaaaaaaa kamari kashomaa.akooo


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Jah ­čç┐­čç╝ Tsvarie-07 1┬ámonth ago

Kufunga ne****u shiri inozingofa...


ne du mbu 1 month ago

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zongofa 1 month ago

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