A former finance supervisor on the health-care coaching organisation, St John Ambulance has been sentenced to 5 years in jail for fraud.
53-year-old Anastasia Mariana Parkin admitted to stealing R4m from her employer’s checking account.
She appeared earlier than the East London Justice of the Peace’s court docket on Monday the place she was sentenced to 5 years in jail.
Hawks’ severe industrial crimes investigation crew arrested Parkin following an investigation in December 2019.
Hawks spokesperson Brig Hangwani Mulaudzi on Tuesday defined the circumstances that led to the theft carried out by Parkin.
“Her duties included banking funds and fee of salaries and collectors.”
“She was the one authorised person of the computerised monetary system used to reconcile all monetary funds made by or acquired by her employer.”