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Suspected Fraudster Arrested At JKIA For Obtaining Sh10 Million By False Pretense

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Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) detectives on Thursday arrested a suspected fraudster at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) as tried to flee to Dubai.

The man, identified as Oundo Sillingi – acting director of Project Capital solutions – is accused of obtaining Sh10 million by false pretense.

“Detectives based at JKIA have arrested Innocent Oundo Sillingi as he was preparing to depart to Dubai following a stop order placed by DCI Headquarters on 24/2/2020,” DCI boss George Kinoti said in a tweet.

Mr Sillingi pretended to arrange for letters of credit, discounting of documents facility for suppliers and credit funding program.

He is also said to have claimed he would finance the supply of both the project and working capital under certain terms and conditions.

“Acting as a director of Project Capital solutions, Mr Sillingi obtained over 10 Million Shillings by falsely pretending he would arrange for letters of credit, discounting of documents facility for suppliers and credit funding program,” he added.

“Further, the suspect claimed he would also finance the supply of both the project and working capital under certain terms and conditions.”

According to the DCI chief, the suspect will be charged accordingly.

 

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