Three suspects were yesterday nabbed by the police at an apartment in Westlands, where fake currencies were found.
The officers raided a residence at Sandal Wood Apartments and recovered fake money which is estimated to be more than Ksh1 Billion.
Earlier reports had indicated the fake currency notes were worth more than Ksh 3 Billion.
According to the officer in charge of the flying squad Musa Yego, the suspects are immigrants and have been carrying out illegal activities in the country, the men have been conning desperate Kenyans with empty promises of making them wealthy using witchcraft.
“Kenyans come to them with hopes of becoming wealthy only for them to end up in poverty. They have been duping desperate citizens whereby they ask them to come with a certain amount of money and pretend to pray for them through witchcraft rituals and in exchange they are given huge amounts of foreign currencies which in real sense are fake. They are conning them to believe that they go back as wealthy people yet they are actually stealing from them,” he explained.