Pauline Adhiambo Odok alias Rose Omamo has been on the run since May last year after she defrauded a foreigner off Sh300 Million in a fake Gold scam. she has been a WANTED suspect since the ordeal but she was arrested yesterday evening at Ololua, Dam Estate.
Masquerading as a relative to s senior government official, she earned the trust of her victims without any doubts that she convinced one Southorn Chanthavong, a director of Simong Group Company based in Lao, that she would sell him gold.
Pauline strategically lured her victim to an office in Kileleshwa where she allegedly show the victim genuine gold bars in heavy metal boxes and a deal was struck immediately without second thoughts.
A series of meetings took place between 8th and 25th May 2019, that is when the victim parted with Sh300 Million which was payment of undisclosed quantity of gold. As per their agreement, the precious metal was to be delivered to the victim’s home in Lao.
Right after parting with his money, things started going south for the victim. Chanthavong realised he had been conned after the consignment promised failed to arrive and he was being taken on wild goose chase.
This prompted him to report the matter to the detectives and Pauline mysteriously disappeared from the face of Earth, a warrant of arrest of her was issued in January 2020.
However her days were number since a member of the public saw her and alerted the authorities who acted in full swing and pounced on her. The suspect is currently being held in custody awaiting arraignment to be charged with Conspiracy to Defraud.
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