Kenyan police have arrested 77 Chinese nationals on suspicion of running a cyber crime center from homes in an upmarket area of the capital, Nairobi, reported The Guardian.
Officers believe the gang had been preparing to hack the country’s communication systems.
The Daily Nation newspaper said equipment capable of infiltrating bank accounts, Kenya’s M-Pesa mobile banking system and cash machines were discovered after a series of raids.
“The suspects are being interrogated to establish their mission in the country and what they wanted to do with the communication gadgets. They have been charged in court,” said the director of Kenya’s criminal investigation department, Ndegwa Muhoro.