Fraud suspects linked to several cases of Sim and M-Pesa float swap were yesterday arrested by the DCI.
The suspects were arrested in Nairobi area–in two different houses– at Kabete and Kiambu county.
According to the Diffence Criminal Investigators, the seven suspects were in the possession of over 200 Sim cards, numerous mobile phones and several Agent registration registers.
SEVEN FRAUD Suspects linked to various cases of Sim & M-Pesa Float Swap were yesterday arrested by @DCI_Kenya NRB Area Detectives in two separate Houses at Kabete, Kiambu County. Over 200 Sim Cards, numerous Mobile Phones and several Agent Registration Registers also confiscated. pic.twitter.com/BYqbejSXFw
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) October 9, 2019
It is alleged that the suspects were involved in withdrawals, fake M-Pesa reversal claims and M-pesa con messages.
Famously known as the ‘Mulot Team’, Victor Rono-23 years, Mercy Chepkirui-21years, Nicholas Kipkurui-25 years, Wesley Kiprono-28 years, Robert Kibet-23 years, Faith Chepkorir 23-years and Felix Tanui 24- years, are said to have defrauded unsuspecting citizens through M-Shwari.
The suspects are being detained as investigations are ongoing.