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List of suspects arrested over Sh2 billion fake currency at Barclays bank (Photos)

They were arrested on Tuesday!

List of suspects arrested over Sh2 billion fake currency at Barclays bank (DCI)

Six suspects have been arrested over Sh2 billion fake currency that was recovered in a personal safe at Barclays bank, Queensway branch in Nairobi.

The six who include Barclays bank employees were arrested on Tuesday evening by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

6 People were arrested today evening by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in connection with Fake currency amounting to slightly over 20Million US Dollars @Barclays_Kenya~Queensway Branch. The fake notes in 100 Dollar denominations were recovered from the Bank’s Safe Room @Barclays_Kenya,” read a tweet from the DCI.


The statement also said that one other person who would have been conned in the scheme recorded a statement with the DCI.

List of suspects;

1.    Dr. Erick Adede – Owner of the Box

2.    Mr. Ahmed Shah – Fake Investor

3.    Ms. Elizabeth Muthoni


4.    Ms. Irene Wairimu Kimani

5.    Mr. Boaz Ochich – Bank official

6.    Mr. Charles Manzi – Bank official



Detectives from the DCI, on Tuesday pitched camp at Barclays Bank in a bid to bust a fake currency syndicate.

DCI George Kinoti revealed that sleuths recovered Sh2 billion contrary to earlier reports that Sh17 billion in foreign currency had been busted.


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