Pastor, 4 others charged with fraud in Kisumu

Pastor, 4 others charged with fraud in Kisumu

By RUSHDIE OUDIAMore by this Author By ANGELINE OCHIENG  More by this Author Five people were on Wednesday charged in a Kisumu court with conspiracy to defraud an insurance company of Sh8 million. The cleric, an assistant chief, two health workers and a woman faced six counts of conspiracy to defraud Old Mutual Insurance Company. […]

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Collapsed sacco staff charged with over Sh1bn fraud

Collapsed sacco staff charged with over Sh1bn fraud

By TITUS OMINDEMore by this Author An employee of a collapsed sacco was on Thursday charged with more than 40 counts of conspiracy to defraud its members of millions of shillings four years after the institution went under Appearing before Eldoret Senior Principal Magistrate Sylvia Wewa, Ms Rachael Wangui Wachira, a former senior employee of […]

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Court stops sale of land serial conman stole from Nairobi couple

Court stops sale of land serial conman stole from Nairobi couple

By BENSON WAMBUGUMore by this Author Nairobi fraudster Wycliffe Ken Lugwili has been unmasked by a Nairobi court over the sale of a piece of prime property belonging to a couple to an unsuspecting buyer using forged land documents. The Environment and Land Court has consequently cancelled the transfer of the property after it emerged […]

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Detectives arrest man for defrauding Kenyans of millions

Detectives arrest man for defrauding Kenyans of millions

By COLLINS OMULOMore by this Author Police have arrested a man accused of fleecing the public millions of shillings.   Mr Zachary Mwangi Kariuki was arrested by Flying Squad officers on Friday in Limuru after being on the run for some time. Flying Squad boss Musa Yego said that since Mr Kariuki’s arrest, more than […]

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Ex-Kiambu woman rep aspirant wanted over fraud allegations

Ex-Kiambu woman rep aspirant wanted over fraud allegations

Detectives in Thika are looking for Ms Gladys Chania, a former woman rep aspirant in Kiambu, over fraud allegations. Ms Chania is said to have defrauded residents of Sh3 million with a promise she would link their alcoholic family members to a rehabilitation centre and facilitate their relocation to the United States for greener pastures […]

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Couple 'faked birth and death of baby using a doll to scam family and friends'

Couple ‘faked birth and death of baby using a doll to scam family and friends’

Fake parents tricked loved ones into forking out for the birth and funeral costs of their newborn – who turned out to be a doll. Geoffrey and Kaycee Lang, the scheming US couple, staged a pregnancy – and even posted an online obituary to their baby, Easton, who never existed. In it, they claimed that […]

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Cruel mum pretended she was dying of cancer to con charity out of £15,000

Cruel mum pretended she was dying of cancer to con charity out of £15,000

A heartless mum pretended she was dying of cancer to trick a charity which arranges plush weddings for terminally-ill patients. But Carla Louise Evans, 29, was spared jail despite her “cruel, calculating and devious” fraud . A court heard the shameless mum-of-two claimed she had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and liver failure, but she […]

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Uncle Sam Knows Best: Todd & Julie Chrisley Face Up To 30 Years In Prison For Tax Evasion

Uncle Sam Knows Best: Todd & Julie Chrisley Face Up To 30 Years In Prison For Tax Evasion

Source: Paul Archuleta / Getty Chrisley Knows Best Stars Indicted On Tax Evasion The government does not play when it comes to taxes. Unfortunately, reality stars Todd and wife Julie Chrisley learned that the hard way on Tuesday after a grand jury indicted them on tax evasion charges.According to reports, Todd tried to launch a […]

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Lake Region bloc CEO Wanga resigns amid fraud cases

Lake Region bloc CEO Wanga resigns amid fraud cases

By RUSHDIE OUDIAMore by this Author The acting chief executive officer of the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREC) Abala Wanga has resigned. Mr Wanga Tuesday told the Nation that he made the decision after consultations with Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o and the bloc’s Chairman Wycliffe Oparanya. He said he would tender an official resignation on […]

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