Woman charged with stealing $1.6M from employer plus 91 counts of larceny

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Woman charged with stealing $1.6M from employer plus 91 counts of larceny

A 48-year-old woman has been charged with 91 counts of Larceny Servant and one count of Embezzlement, by officers of the Southern Division Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

Nirmala Tambie, of Cunupia, was charged with the offences following painstaking investigations conducted by CID officers over a two-month period, under the supervision of Snr. Supt. Smith and Insp. Phillip.

A victim reported to police that during the period January 1st 2022, and September 6th 2022, a total of $1,615,777.16, went missing from his company. He said he made checks of his CCTV system and observed a woman employed as a cashier at his business place allegedly stealing a sum of money during the period.

Painstaking enquiries were conducted by W/Ag Cpl Parveen Rajkumar and PC Vishnu Jogie, which led investigators to proceed to the suspect’s home on Thursday 2nd March, 2023. There, they conducted a search, which resulted in a large sum of Trinidad and Tobago currency, a stamp and US currency being found and seized.

The woman was arrested in connection with the find and the matter and subsequently charged.
The search exercise was coordinated by Snr. Supt. Smith, Insp. Phillip and supervised by Sgt. Wilkinson and Cpl (Ag.) Rajkumar, all of the Southern Division.