55-year-old Nigerian man, Yussuf Daniel Masara arrested in Kenya for allegedly defrauding a U.S national
A statement issued on Thursday, February 4, by the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, DCI, said detectives
based in Kilimani, Nairobi arrested Masara on Wednesday night for obtaining money by pretense.
“Yussuf Daniel Masara had convinced his victim, a U.S national that he would sell him 50Kgs of gold valued
at Sh17.6 Million,” the statement reads.
“However after failing to keep his end of the bargain, the matter was reported to detectives based at Kilimani
leading to his arrest. Masara is believed to be part of a wider criminal enterprise, defrauding unsuspecting victims”