Detectives seize fake gold from Uganda at Jomo Kenyatta airport

Fake gold bars in 31 boxes were seized from Swissport transit freight station strong room at JKIA, Nairobi at the weekend. PHOTO/NMG

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  • The Directorate of Criminal Investigations says, the fraudsters are now changing tactic and have devised “a seemingly smart way of luring investors to airports to be shown the gold”.

Detectives have seized a consignment of fake gold bars which had been stored in a strong room belonging to Swissport transit freight station at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), the Kenyan Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has said.

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