Man charged with disappearance of €57,000 from American company

Congolese national living in Cork accused of using computer to make financial gain from Avery Dennison

Dadibaku Ngnupumu was charged with operating a computer to make gain for himself or cause loss to another of €57,257 at Avery Dennison at Cork Airport Business Park.

Dadibaku Ngnupumu was charged with operating a computer to make gain for himself or cause loss to another of €57,257 at Avery Dennison at Cork Airport Business Park.

Sat, May 4, 2013, 12:05

A 47-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the disappearance of over €50,000 from an American multi-national company in Cork earlier this year.

Dadibaku Ngnupumu was charged with operating a computer to make gain for himself or cause loss to another of €57,257 at Avery Dennison at Cork Airport Business Park on February 22nd last.

A Congolese national, Mr Ngnupumu from Apartment 1, No 25 Gillabbey Street, Cork was charged with the offence contrary to Section 9 of the Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001.

Det Garda Aongus Cotter gave evidence of arrest, charge and caution and told a special sitting of Cork District Court that Mr Ngnupumu replied : “I agree with what you said.”

Insp Eileen Foster applied to have Mr Ngnupumu remanded in custody for DPP’s directions to appear again at Cork District Court next Wednesday by video link from Cork Prison.

Insp Foster told Judge Olan Kelleher that it was a quite serious charge and it was likely that more serious charges would also be brought against Mr Ngnupumu.

Defence solicitor, Peter Quigley said his client wasn’t making an application for bail at this stage and Judge Kelleher remanded Mr Ngnupumu in custody to appear again in court on Wednesday.

Mr Quigley also made an application for free legal aid for his client but Judge Kelleher said he would reserve his decision on free legal aid pending the submission of a statement of means.