A top Bulawayo attorney working for Web, Low and Barry Partners has allegedly swindled his employers of US$50 000 in trust funds.
Leslie Bhekimpilo Sibanda (35) appeared before Moses Mabeza facing three counts of fraud allegedly committed while working at the law firm.
On the first count, the accused allegedly withdrew money from the law firm between 2014 and 2016 as indicated by evidence brought to court.
Sibanda further made a requisition of vouchers of cash and directed the money to his account.
On the last count, Sibanda allegedly approached Willsgroove Farm Enterprises and offered to be their performance guarantee for tender and when the company sent money to the law firm, he transferred it to his personal account.
Sibanda pleaded not guilty to all matters brought before him
He was remanded out of custody and is set to re-appear in court tomorrow.