An employee of Ecobank Liberia Limited Kunoh Sackor has been charged by the Liberia National Police with multiple crimes including misapplication of entrusted property and theft of property from the 5th Street Sinkor Branch.
According to the police charge sheet, defendant Sackor’s arrest was predicated upon her failure and a complaint filed by Security investigator Varney Kromah to account for US$17,087 that was received from customers of the bank which was intended to be deposited into various customers’ accounts. The charge sheet issued July 22, 2016 noted that the arrest was made after an internal audit was done on behalf of the bank management. The alleged perpetrator was informed about her Miranda rights with representation made by Atty. James Kumeh. The investigation revealed that defendant Sackor admitted to the commission of the crimes in the presence of her lawyer after a thorough investigation as well as documentary evidence including deposit tickets. “The suspect Sackor was in the employ of the bank assigned at its 5th Streets Sinkor on 4th July 2016, she knowingly and purposely received from the accounts of Total Liberia, Matrex Liberia, Candi Howard, Cuttington University, Symthe Institute, Teta Florkaih and Petro Trade Incorporated”, the findings noted. In addition, the charge sheet indicated further “the US$17,087 which was intended to be deposited was diverted to her personal use and benefits and criminally and intentionally took customers deposits totaling US$3,000 to make repayment. Meanwhile, the crimes committed by suspect Sackor is in violation of chapter 15 section 15.56 and 15.51 respectively of the revised penal law of the Republic of Liberia and has been forwarded to court for trial. “Wherefore, in view of the documentary evidence deposit slips as well as voluntary admission defendant Kunoh Sackor to the commission of the crimes, the investigation has resolved to charge suspect Kunoh with crimes of Misapplication of entrusted property and theft of property,” the police charge added.