Foreigners charged with Sh215m gold trade scam
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Nairobi, Jan. 26 -- Two foreigners have been charged before a Milimani court, in Nairobi for defrauding a businessman of gold worth Sh215 million in a fake transaction.
Mr Abdallah Mckeny Mckenzy a Cameroonian and Mr Ted Malik Lounou from Gabon were accused of obtaining $30,451 from businessman Celik Mesut.
They got the funds after pretending they were in a position to sell 33 kilogrammes of gold worth $1,732,500 which is equivalent to Sh215,176,500.
Appearing before Milimani Chief Magistrate Lucas Onyina, the pair denied the charge.
The prosecution says the duo obtained the money on diverse dates between the month of October and December 10, 2022 at Kilimani within Nairobi county.
They committed the offence jointly with others, not ...
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