Ref Title Amount Date Description Links
1. Bank Fraud Ksh 540,000 12th December 2019 HARUN KIGERA; a #Fraud Suspect who Stole Ksh. 540,000 from the Bank Acc of an unsuspecting victim after swapping his Airtel line was yesterday arrested at Molo, Nakuru County following an operation by @DCI_Kenya Criminal Intelligence Bureau Detectives.
2. Bank Fraud Over ksh 100 million 16th November 2019 Four of the eight Kenyans detained in Rwanda over an attempt to hack a bank have pending cases of hacking into banks and stealing more than Sh100 million.
3. Mpesa Fraud Millions of shillings October 20th 2019 Mr. Robert Mwaura Mwita- a suspect linked to various cases of MPESA FRAUD in which members of the public have been defrauded MILLIONS of shillings was arrested yesterday by DCI-Kenya detectives after an assiduous operation.

The suspect has been working in cahoots with security guards manning various ATMs whom he had recruited to withdraw money after sending them withdrawal secret codes. Upon withdrawing the money conned from unsuspecting members of the public, the said guards have been taking their agreed upon portion & sending the rest. to Mwaura, the prime suspect.
4. Man arrested over theft of Sh400k from Equity Bank accounts


Ksh 400,000 02 October 2019 Detectives from Directorate of Criminal Investigations on Wednesday arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of fraud.

Peter Cheruiyot who was arrested at his home in Mulot-Bomet County. He is suspected to have swapped more than Sh400,000 from various Equity bank accounts.
5. Three deny stealing Sh970,000 from Thika granny’s Equity account


Ksh 970,000 02 October 2019 Three men suspected of stealing Sh970,000 from an Equity Bank account belonging Faith Wanjiku, 73, have denied the charges.

Anthony Kaiba, Kelvin Maina and Joseph Kariuki were charged with conspiring to steal before Thika Resident magistrate Anne Maina on Wednesday.
6. How Kenyan scammers stole over $3 million from US firms Ksh 300 Million 22nd September 2019 As part of the scam, fraudsters learn about key personnel in companies who are responsible for payments as well as the protocols necessary to perform wire transfers in various companies and then target the businesses that regularly perform wire transfer payments
7. London Company’s systems hacked by Kenyan hackers Kenya Shillings 43 Million 8th September 2019 Kenyan hackers hack into London-based company’s system and imported excavators worth Ksh 43 Million

8. Safaricom deceased subscriber data theft Ksh. 45,600 26th July 2019 Peter Odhiambo Ochieng was charged that on July 26, 2019 by virtue of being an employee of Safaricom Kenya Limited, he accessed a Safaricom number belonging to the late Janet Khaniri wife to Wilson Karani Khaniri.

Odhiambo is further accused of stealing Ksh.45,600 property of the deceased person on the same date at an unknown place within the republic of Kenya.


9. Kenya Power Token Theft Kenya Shilings 35.2 Million 29 June 2019 Kenya Power employees were involved in manipulating the billing system to defraud the company and its employees, Kenya Shilling 35.2 million. 3,200 customers were affected as well as 13 employees who were sacked.


10. Safaricom system error Millions – amount not specified 28th June 2019 Safaricom loses millions as system error opens door to free bundles


11. Airtel Kenya  Mobile Money theft Kenya Shillings 670 Million 28th June 2019 Airtel Kenya scammed Sh670m by its staff


12. Safaricom Subscriber Data Theft Kenya Shillings 300 Million 10 June 2019 Safaricom employees were involved in illegally copying and transferring privileged information on a subscriber, from the company’s database and sharing it with an unauthorized person. They were accused of intending to defraud Kenya Shillings 300 Million from Safaricom


13. Barclays Bank Kenya 4 ATMs hacked Over Kenya Shillings 11 Million 21st April 2019 Barclays Bank of Kenya has lost a staggering 11 million to suspected criminals who are believed to have allegedly hacked three Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in different parts of Nairobi Easter weekend.

The three machines located in South B, Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and Buruburu were reportedly breached on Saturday with preliminary police reports indicating Barclays Bank’s staff could be behind the digital heist.


Police believe the theft of Sh11.2 million from four Barclays Bank ATMs was an inside job.–police/

14. 130 suspects wanted in connection with electronic fraud by allegedly hacking bank systems loss of colossal sums of money January 30th 2019 130 suspects wanted in connection with electronic fraud by allegedly hacking bank systems. The fraud is said to have led to the loss of colossal sums of money from banks and other financial institutions – and sometimes involved insiders.

15. Pesa-Link breached Kenya Shillings 6.9 Million First week of January 2019 A hacker breached the inter-bank money transfer system to siphon Sh6.9 million from a bank in the first week of January. The hack, targeting Pesa Link, has triggered a massive cybercrime investigation into the loss of billions of shillings.