Detectives in Kileleshwa, Nairobi County have arrested four Kenyans in possession of fake locals and foreign currency.
The four; Abdulaziz Hassan, Dorcas Ntoya,Arum Busimbi and caretaker Ethan Mureithi were nubbed in an operation launched at at Mideya apartment house number 100.
Directorate of Criminal Investigations George Kinoti said fourty five Us dollars in notes in 100 denomination and sh.166,000 notes of Kenyan currency we’re recovered.
Also recovered were fake Us dollars notes in denomination of 100 and a machine believed to be used in developing the fake notes were found in the house.
” The three are believed to be part of syndicate that is behind the rising cases of money laundering, commonly known as wash wash,” he said.
The police recovered a Honda fit KCY 695X, three copies of a fake letter purportedly from Central Bank Of Kenya, notifying receipt of Sh 10billion.
Two copies of a United National Invoices, a forged anti- money laundering clearance certificate, a packet of white power labelled ‘Best quality laundry starch’ and a bottle containing a bluish substance were also recovered.
The suspect are is custody waiting to be arraigned in Court.