Man Prosecuted For Hoaxing Kenyans With Deceitful Foreign Exchange Promises

by Mahakamani News
Joseph Mukoma Muthee before a Nairobi Court 

A man has been charged for stealing millions from unsuspecting Kenyans that he could exchange their foreign money to Kenya shillings.

Joseph Mukoma Muthee is accused of stealing over 19 million on diverse dates between June 2014 and 31 October 2016 in Nairobi.

His other accomplices are however on the run.

He took the money from Ms Mercy Njeri, Nicholas Kihara Njoroge and Mr Samuel Gocho Wambu.

According to court papers, Muthee is accused of falsely pretending he will facilitate the sale of Germany Rupee made of Mercury and that the money could multiply a hundreds times after six months.

Muthee however denied the allegations before Nairobi resident Magistrate Miriam Mugure.

He was released on a cash bail of 700,000 and a bond of 1.5 million.

Proceedings resume September 21.

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