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Multimillion gold Scammer arraigned

Multimillion gold Scammer arraigned

Nairobi

Thursday, 11 April, 2024

McCreadie Andias

A middle aged man connected to a gold scamming scheme has today been arraigned at Milimani Law court after previously being arrested on Tuesday evening for obtaining Sh35 million from a businessman in a fake gold scam.

Nashon Otieno Angudha, is said to have, between July 13 and October 18, 2023, swindled a victim into purchasing and Export of 100kg gold to Dubai. The 28-year old charged the victim USD $250,000 for transportation and insurance for the fake deal.

The nine gold bars given to the victim as collateral were subjected to a test at the Ministry of Mining all appearing to be fake gold.

Upon highly intelligent forensics, the suspect was swept out from home as Crystal Spring Apartments in Lavington, Nairobi, while in his KDM 523Q Toyota Prado.

Detectives recovered radio sets and cheque books from the vehicle believed to be his tools of work.

The suspect was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and obtaining money by false pretenses but pleaded not guilty to both charges and has been remanded until Friday, 4th April, 2024 when bond determination will be made.

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