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RIB Arrests Hackers At Equity Bank

Rwanda investigation bureau announced it had conducted a major arrest of hackers that were in the process of electronically breaking into the Equity Bank system targeting loads of cash.

According to RIB the arrested are an organized group of 08 Kenyans, 03 Rwandans and 01 Ugandan.

“This group was arrested while in the process of hacking into the bank system to steal money from clients’ accounts,” RIB said early Friday, adding that the cyber fraud was an attempt on Equity bank Rwanda.

More details indicate that this group came to Rwanda after successfully defrauding Equity Bank both in Kenya and Uganda.

The case file was compiled and submitted to the public prosecution for further management.

“Remain vigilant and always share information that can be used to prevent crime,” RIB urged the public.

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