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Four Involved In GHash Crypto Mining Scam



Four suspects involved in GHash mining a crypto scam have been arrested in Kiambu.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), 1,336 sim cards including 1,235 Safaricom lines, 80 Airtel lines as well as 21 Telcom lines were recovered from the suspects.

The investigative agency further stated that detectives recovered eight mobile phones, a tablet and a laptop believed to be used by the scammers.

Police stated that they are still in pursuit of more suspects believed to be accomplices of the four arrested individuals.

“More suspects are being sought as the four pend arraignment on Monday,” posted DCI on its X account.

The country has witnessed an upsurge in crypto mining over the last years who lure many unsuspecting youths to invest their money on the premise with a promise of high returns of upto 300 percent.

Suspects arrested.

How GHash crypto mining scam is done

Investors are required to deposit funds into their accounts in a bid to optimize the process.

Scammers’ demands for account recharges in order to allow investors to make withdrawals or receive a 345 percent return on investment.

Many comply and replenish their accounts as asked, not thinking there’s been any ill-play.

The scammers then disappear from the internet without warning, and victims are cut off from communication with them.

A victim of GHash scam shares his story.

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