Recently, there has been cases of fraudsters who try tooth and nail to benefit from prominent and influential people of the society. They defame their names and images and later on demand money to clear the mess.
The cybercrime unit has arrested the serial fraudster Edgar Obare and one of his Syndicate members. Obare had reportedly recruited jobless young ladies to stalk prominent personalities from the political and corporate worlds for exploitation.
Source reveals the ladies are coached thoroughly by Edgar on how to conduct themselves. In the current case, one Desy Oduor Achieng had been instructed to stalk prominent governor and try to extort Sh 10million from him.
The lady reportedly faked pregnancy and tried to get attention. After the method failing, Obare took to social media to defame the governor while posting screen shots his accomplice had been sending the governor.
The lady seeing that decided to report the matter to the DCI offices in Nyali and confessed to everything. She has since been arrested alongside Edgar Obare and will face the charges of publishing false information, defamation and fraud according to the section 23 of the cybercrime and computer misuse act.
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