The Directorate of Criminal Investigations has published the names of the six people arrested in connection with $20 million fake currency at the Barclays Kenya Queensway Branch.
Among those arrested include two of the bank’s staff, the directorate said late on Tuesday.
“Six people were arrested today evening by … detectives in connection with fake currency amounting to slightly over $20 million (at Barclays Kenya) Queensway Branch,” the statement said.
“The fake notes in $100 denominations were recovered from the bank’s safe room.”
6 People were arrested today evening by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in connection with Fake currency amounting to slightly over 20Million US Dollars @Barclays_Kenya~Queensway Branch. The fake notes in 100 Dollar denominations were recovered from the Bank’s Safe Room|@Barclays_Kenya pic.twitter.com/nxIYOW7icE
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) March 19, 2019
They are Dr. Erick Adede -Owner of the Box, Ahmed Shah- Fake Investor, Elizabeth Muthoni, Irene Wairimu Kimani, Boaz Ochich – Bank official and Charles Manzi-Bank official.