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