By; Ben Musanje
14th Oct. 2020
The cyber detectives at Criminal Investigations Directorate – CID have arrested three more people in connection to the ongoing investigations into the hacking of Pegasus technologies and causing loss of billions of shilling to two telecommunication giants and two Banks.
Hackers early this month penetrated Pegasus, an aggregator of MTN, Airtel, Stanbic Bank and Bank of Africa where over 10 billion shillings was fraudulently transferred to more than 2000 Sim cards.
Cyber detectives have revealed that compilations of money illegally transferred to 2,130 Sim cards had put the figure at 10.3 billion shillings with the biggest amount of money was fraudulently transferred to MTN Sim cards.
Charles Twine, the Assistant Superintendent of Police –ASP Charles Twine, who is also CID Spokesperson, confirmed that three more suspects have been arrested by the investigating team.