Rising Insecurity in Kenya's Mobile Money Transfer Sector
Police have charged two suspects with robbery with violence in connection with a mobile money transfer shop robbery that was captured live on CCTV. The sector has been facing rising insecurity.
M-Pesa, Kenya's Mobile Money Transfer service, has become a dangerous business with robbers targetting agents.
The Star, 3 October 2012
A 23-year-old man who used his friend M-pesa to 'sambaza' Sh8,800 to his phone was yesterday fined Sh20,000. If he does not pay the fine he will serve six months in jail.read more »
The Star, 19 July 2012
Two passersby were on Tuesday night shot and injured by armed gangsters during a robbery on an MPESA outlet in Kitengela.read more »