Fraudsters buy death certificates for KES 15 000
13 August 2013, 10:13
Nairobi - Insurance and inheritance lawyers are loosing millions to fraudsters who buy death certificates that are issued for people who are still alive.
Criminals only need KES 15 000 to bribe officials in charge of the registration of deaths to obtain a death certificate that will can give access to property or allow them to get cash through a fake insurance claim, The Standard found during a recent investigation.
Usually, to acquire a death certificate, a medical practitioner needs to declare a person deceased and indicate cause of death.
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