ATM suspected fraudster denied bail

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The Extension II Magistrate Court has denied bail to a Zimbabwean man linked to a four-man syndicate suspected of carrying out a series of cyber and computer related crimes in Gaborone last month.

Brian Tendai Poteredzai (33), faces two counts of unlawful importation of automated teller machine card scheming device designed for commission of cyber and computer related offences.

On count two, Poteredzai alongside other three accused, Gaofenngwe Mokibe (22), Batlhalefi Ramatlapeng (22) and Thomas Chingongo (24), all employees of a local filling station, face a charge of unlawful possession of devices designed to commit cyber crime offences.

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