Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations DCI have on Sunday night July 5, arrested three suspects in Kasarani Nairobi County for fraud.
The arrests were made following numerous reports to the DCI of fraudulence dealings involving a fake fish supplements Business, where unsuspecting victims were lured into the venture and later defrauded of their money.
According to DCI Director George Kinoti, the three are among a wider syndicate who have been conning Kenyans of their hard earned cash.
“The trio-who are among a wider syndicate and whose operations are conducted under pseudo names using different phone numbers – shuts further connection after receiving money from their victims, leaving them stranded with no traceable physical address”, Kinoti stated.
Kinoti states that the suspects; Isaac Njoroge, Dennis Mugambi Kamwara and Brenda Watetu Kamau make part of the criminal gang identifying with pseudo names Ziporah Kariuki, Hamisi Jonah and Stephen Maina.
Following increased reports of fraudulence involving a Fake fish supplements business where unsuspecting victims are lured into the venture, three suspects were today arrested by @DCI_Kenya Lang'ata Detectives within Roysambu in Kasarani sub-county of Nairobi County. pic.twitter.com/3TYaTaD4bI
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) July 5, 2020
Further investigations are ongoing and the suspects, who are now in custody awaiting arraignment in court, will be charged with among other counts obtaining money under false pretense.
The DCI has also cautioned members of the public to be careful whenever engaging in any online business transactions with individuals, agencies and/or companies whose physical addresses and legality of operations cannot be verified.