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SIM Swap Scammers Using IEBC Register To Defraud Kenyans – DCI Kinoti Warns

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SIM swap scammers are using the IEBC register to register SIM cards, DCI George Kinoti has warned mobile subscribers.

Speaking at the mobile money fraud risk engagement forum by Safaricom and the banking industry, Kinoti noted that they will continue with the fight against cyber crime which is proving difficult “because criminals have come up with sophisticated avenues to defraud innocent Kenyans.”

He also asked the public to make available information that would help identify the criminals, defrauding unsuspecting Kenyans.

Read: Google Faces Ksh502 Billion Fine By EU For Unfair Competition By Android

The recent crackdown on SIM card fraudsters has seen a number of people arrested with the most recent arrests being of two men and two women in Eldoret.

The four were found in possession of 20,000 SIM cards, 300 mobile phones and two laptops.

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