A former Queenstown ANZ bank employee has been arrested and
charged with the theft of more than $400,000.
The 29-year-old is no longer employed by the bank and the
alleged theft covered a three-year period from August 2010 to
July 2013 while she was employed at the resort's branch of
A statement released by Detective Matt Jones, of Queenstown,
said the alleged offending involved setting up fictitious
accounts and the woman is charged with using a computer
system for a dishonest purpose and five charges of theft by a
person in a special relationship.
The woman is due to make an initial appearance in the
Queenstown District Court on Monday.
No further comment could be made by police as the matter was
now before the court and a spokesman for ANZ said it would be
inappropriate to comment at this stage.