Online Fraudster Arrested


The DCI have arrested a man who has been accused of duping citizens by posing as a dealer in high-end mobile phones and associated products.

The suspect, identified as Ochokol Victor Maina runs several Instagram pages; like Bakcell Apple store and Netsol Apple store which have been reported by members of the public who lost thousands of shillings to the suspect.

Victor Maina, commonly known as Badman Anchor is said to be very convincing when marketing the iPhones and other Apple products; most of his targets in Social Media are those who look or seem naïve and gullible.

He is set to appear in court today on the charges of obtaining money by false pretenses contrary to section 313 of the penal code.

Meanwhile, the DCI have cautioned all citizens to be very careful when purchasing products from unverified traders in Social Media since some of them could be fraudsters.


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