Kenya Power has released the only two M-Pesa Paybill numbers that customers should use when buying tokens and paying bills.
The only 2 Paybill numbers to use when buying tokens from Kenya Power
The company has cautioned customers that the only two numbers are 888880 and 888888 for pre-paid services and post-paid services respectively.
In a statement from the company, KP addressed a recent incident where some customers accessed the token system fraudulently.
"Investigations on allegations of fraud in the pre and post-paid billing systems at Kenya Power have been ongoing for several months now.
"The matter is currently being investigated by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) due to the criminal nature of the fraud. We are giving the DCI all the necessary support and we are confident that now the net has been cast, the culprits will be caught and appropriate action taken," the statement reads in part.
Kenya Power takes action against employees involved in tokens fraud
Kenya Power has also taken action against the employees who were involved in the fraud case as part of the measures taken after the incident.
"In the meantime, our own internal processes are in full gear. As a result, administrative measures have already been taken on employees who have been found culpable. To avoid a recurrence, we have developed elaborate systems to ensure that our billing systems is foolproof and cannot be compromised.
"This is an ongoing process that involves continuous investment in IT infrastructure. We will continue streamlining our billing system to ensure that our clients get value for money," Kenya Power stated.
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