Escavators fraudulently shipped recovered at Changamwe


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Special Crime detectives were on Saturday able to recover escavators fraudulently shipped from India at Changamwe, Mombasa County.

The escavators worth 4.3 million were shipped by fraudsters who hacked into an email of a London based company before making the order.

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It was then after the delivery when JCB company contacted the company for payment when they realized it was a scam.

The London based company confirmed it does not deal with such goods prompting them to report the matter.

One suspect identified as Nobert Njeru was arrested during the investigations.

Also read: Man accused of fraudulently obtaining cash from Mungatana charged

The same Saturday, detectives were able to arrest two suspects and one Zambian over a fake Gold scam.

The suspects are sad to have scammed one man 88,500 US dollars before the matter was reported for the necessary action.

Detectives were able to identify the two suspects as Mark Mururi and Pupe Chipando of Zambia. They will be arraigned in court on Monday.

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Berryl Achieng
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