Tuesday, 01 December 2009 04:11 DAP-NEWS
(Posted by CAAI News Media)
An ACLEDA Kampong Cham provi- nce bank official and his girlfriend, a Canadia Bank staff member, were arrested for stealing nearly US$500,000, a Phnom Penh Municipal Court official said on Saturday.
Phnom Penh Municipal Vice Prose-cutor Hoeng Bunchea and Judge Pho Paosun said that suspects were arrested in Kampong Cham province after the ACLEDA Bank found nearly US$ 500,000 missing during monthly accoun ting.
A source told DAP News Cambodia a Kampong Cham ACLEDA official, Yean Sith, cooperated with his girlfriend, Veng Mouy.
ACLEDA CEO In Channy told DAP News Cambodia that investigations are ongoing.
In Channy confirmed that Yean Sith is not a staff member of ACLEDA.
“On Monday it will be clear,” he added.
The police source said that the authority wills end the file to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for trial.
During the arrest, police confiscated a Mercedes from Yean Sith.
Sith apparently gave a deposit book to his girlfriend, then his partner withdrew money in securities, the police said.