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Police Arrest Men Using Uwezo Funds, Margret Kenyatta Names To Defraud Kenyans Of Millions

Collins Kiptanui. IMAGE/ DCI
Collins Kiptanui. IMAGE/ DCI

Detectives from the Serious Crime Unit have today afternoon arrested four young men who created a website similar to that of Uwezo Fund.

The four were also using the website and the name of the First Lady Margret Kenyatta to defraud applicants millions of shillings after they sent an application fee for loan processing.

They would charge applicants a processing fees of Ksh500, which would be sent to 0717617146 registered under the name Regina Mueni Muola.

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They include Collins Kiptanui, Joakim Kibet, Dominic Kimutai and Brian Kiplagat.

The detectives acted on a tip off from members of the public.

Here are some of the tip off messages from the public:-

Here are the photos of the suspects:-

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Written by Francis Muli

Senior reporter at Kahawa Tungu, Muli has a passion for human interest stories. He believes in unearthing societal rots that have been hidden from the public eye. He has also carved himself a niche in writing business stories. He has worked for various organisations including Kenya Television Service, Business Today among others. Follow him on Twitter @FmuliKE.

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