32 billion shillings discovered in fake currencies, Ruiru

Fake money

Special Crimes Prevention Unit officers have seized 32 billion shillings of fake foreign and local currencies at a residential house in Ruiru.

The seizure which occurred on Wednesday, was linked to linked to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s call fraudsters, charged with defrauding Sameer Africa boss of Sh10 million.

Ruiru Police Commander James Ng'etich confirmed that the money had been stacked in at least 20 metal boxes.

The currencies in the boxes were in euros, pounds, dollars and Kenyan shillings.

Three suspects including a couple and their female business associate have been arrested in connection to syndicate.

The incident happened moments after the court released seven suspects linked President Uhuru’s voice call fraud, who include Joseph Waswa, Duncan Muchai, Isaac Wajekeche, William Simiyu, David Luganya, Gilbert Kirunja and Anthony Wafula on Sh200,000 bond each.

Earlier, detectives suspected that the money could be already in the market as they discovered empty boxes said to have contained it.

A signed contract said to expire by August 2013 was also recovered, citing evidence that that the business has been operating for years.

Investigation into the syndicate are still undergoing.

See also: Detectives suspect fake money could be in the market

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