Kenyan jailed 10 years for US treasury fraud - News Summed Up

Kenyan jailed 10 years for US treasury fraud


| Published Wed, February 14th 2018 at 00:08, Updated February 14th 2018 at 07:24 GMT +3Ndungi is accused of stealing Sh7.7 million through cheques issued on federal income tax returns filed electronically from Kenya. A Texas court has handed a Kenyan 10 years in jail and a Sh25 million fine for stealing from the US government. He was arrested in September 2016 at the Los Angeles Airport in California as he tried to flee after committing crimes involving the theft of Sh7.7 million from the US treasury. Undercover agentInvestigations revealed that on August 9, 2016, he presented the treasury cheque to an undercover agent of the Internal Revenue Service - the US equivalent of Kenya Revenue Authority - in exchange for Sh4.8 million. He was also convicted of stealing another treasury refund cheque that had been issued on an electronically filed return filed in 2012.


Source: Standard Digital February 13, 2018 21:11 UTC


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