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Three more people arrested after Kenyans lose Ksh. 200 Million in fake jobs syndicate

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Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the fake jobs syndicate, cracked by detectives two weeks ago.

Hundreds of desperate jobseekers are believed to have lost over Ksh200 Million in the scam, after being promised jobs in various government parastatals, including key government security agencies.

Two of the suspects arrested on Saturday, Senior Sergeant Jackson Mureithi Manyara and Corporal Zachary Kimathi Cosmas, are Prison officers believed to have been recruited by the main suspect Grace Nyamohanga, to collect money from jobseekers in exchange of non existent jobs.

Senior Sargent Mureithi collected Ksh19 Million from 74 jobseekers, while Corporal Kimathi, collected Ksh5.7 Million from 20 jobless Kenyans.

The third suspect Peter Ngere Githu, who is based in Juja recruited 50 jobseekers and collected Ksh16 Million, from them.

The three will be arraigned in court on Monday alongside Grace Nyamohanga and Masiaga Slyvester, for obtaining money by false pretenses, making documents without authority, altering false documents and conspiracy to defraud among other charges.

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