Police in Kiambu County on Friday arrested two suspects after they allegedly conned an investor ksh. 1 Million by seeking to him crashed padlocks which they disguised s Gold. Kipkogei and Collins Chavera, were nabbed from their hideout in Uthiru as they tried to escape the arrest.
Reports by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have indicated that the dui were masquerading as agents of Congo-based gold barons. The investor deposited the amounts into different Mpesa accounts offered by the suspects.
The sleuths were able to retrieve hundreds of sim cards and and stolen identity cards from the suspects hideouts. The ID's are believed to be used to register the SIM cards inorder to divert the Sleuths from the investigations “Detectives believe the suspects use the personal information from the identification documents, to register the SIM cards used to steal money from Kenyans through mobile money transactions,” DCI stated.
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