Man accused of hacking mobile banking systems in Kenya arrested

Detectives from the Office of the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested the mastermind behind the disappearance of over Sh45 Million ($450000) from bank accounts belonging to unsuspecting Kenyans.

Nelson Kipkemoi, 22, was picked by banking fraud detectives from his hideout in Mulot, Narok county, Kenya’s Rift Valley, on Sunday afternoon.

He is linked to an underground web of fraudsters that have been siphoning money from bank accounts belonging to innocent Kenyans.

The suspect targeting bank accounts operated by a leading bank in the country is reported to have fraudulently acquired money from accounts belonging to 481 customers on mobile banking platforms.

Kipkemoi shall be arraigned at Milimani law courts, Nairobi, today to answer to his crimes per the law.

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