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NYS staff on the run dupes Kenyan job seekers millions

An employee of National Youth Service, NYS is being sorted by police for allegedly defrauding Kenyans millions in a fake job opening.

The NYS suspect is said to holding an office the organization headquarters was among eight others who advertised an opening to work in Kuwait.

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300 victims fell into their trap paying up to Ksh 130k per person to secure the Kuwait dream job they had been promised.

“EIGHT Fraud suspects who have been collecting money from unsuspecting job seekers in a Kuwait Job Sham were last night arrested at 680 & Clarion Hotels in NRB by @DCI_Kenya Detectives from Central P/S. By 16/9/19, over 300 Victims who have been defrauded up to Ksh. 130K each”

Also read: Rwanda sentence Kenyan man for conning people

The victims were informed they will be provided the necessary transport and training before embarking their journey to Kuwait.

They were however shocked to find themselves waiting with no assistance on the way forward on their logistics and transport.

In addition to that, they were promised to be taken to the organization headquarter before embarking on their journey.

Also read: Former NYS Supply Chain Assistant sentenced to 4 years

Confirming the incident was the DCI who said the eight included Frankline Otieno, Kevin Olondi, Stella Cheruto, Joseph Gikonyo, Catherine Ngendoi, Habiba Shafi, Aisha Mohamed & Mary Ogola.

The eight suspects are scheduled to appear before the court once they have been processed.

Berryl Achieng
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