On Tuesday, Kenyans were treated to a movie-like script after a police boss in Nairobi appeared before in court to narrate how he became a victim of a sim-swap fraud syndicate and in the process lost a total of Ksh600,000 within six hours. While testifying before magistrate Mary Mwendwa at a court in Milimani, one Police boss Peter Mwanzo, who is in charge of the Kasarani police division gave an account of how a call from a private number ended up having his Equity account swept clean.
Peter Mwanza, the officer incharge of Kasarani police division has fallen victim of a criminal activity. As per the report he gave, he stated that the amount was transferred from his bank account to M-pesa. He testified before magistrate Mary Mwendwa, describing the ordeal that took place on January 4, 2022, which he claims took only six hours.