8 Kenyan bank hackers arrested in Rwanda


Eight Kenyans have been arrested in Rwanda for allegedly attempting to steal money from the Equity Bank.

The eight were among 12 people who included three Rwandans and a Ugandan and accused of cyber-fraud by the Rwandan police.

“Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) arrested an organised group of 8 Kenyans, 3 Rwandans and a Ugandan over a cyber-fraud attempt on Equity bank. This group was arrested while in the process of hacking into the bank system to steal money from clients’ accounts,” police said in a statement on Twitter.

“A case file has been submitted to the National Public Prosecution Authority for further management,” RIB added.T