If ever a wedding stopped Kenyans in their tracks for its exclusivity in addition to also the amount of money spent, the idea had to be Jared Otieno’s to Kendi Mwiti.
The flare, the flashy vehicles, the helicopters jostling for landing space, KSh 15 million for a one day event, Kenyans could not stop talking about the wedding in which took place in May 2015.
in which money was just for the wedding, the dowry ceremony was even more expensive than the 15 million -the idea was placed at around KSh 33 million.
No one could stop talking about how flamboyant Luos are in addition to also how they spent huge sums of money as part of their daily lifestyle.
Women envied in addition to also men wished. although nothing under the sun stays hidden.
Turns out, Otieno is usually nothing although a con artiste who has swindled foreigners out of hundreds of millions in fake gold deals.
Otieno assumed pseudo names like Smith Mackenzie in addition to also Smith Mackenzie Otieno, in addition to also was exposed for duping foreigners into buying gold coming from him in addition to also charging them for non-existent service transactions during their dealings.
He is usually suspected of being part of a Kenyan based international ring of fraudsters in which offer gold to foreign buyers at heavily discounted buyers although ends up selling buyers air.
According to a Daily Nation expose on Sunday, Februaru 26, they also shipped pieces of gold colored scrap metal to victims who prepay for the precious metal.
Otieno was exposed for duping Christian Gallati, an Austrian national of KSh 13.7 million in addition to also an extra KSh 57 million, a Venezuelan national lost KSh 170 million to him after promising to give him KSh 1.7 billion coming from the sale of a prime plot in Kenya.
Many additional foreigners lined up with the same accusations against Otieno in addition to also his cronies.
He has been hiding in plain sight after the foreigners in addition to also sources within the security sector claimed Otieno has been receiving police protection in addition to also the same cops have been frustrating investigations into the allegations.
However, National Police spokesman George Kinoti said all allegations reported are investigated.
“If any criminal ingredients is usually established, the matter will be presented in court in collaboration with the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions,” said Kinoti.
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