A Kenyan Couple in the UK Jailed for a Series of Mortgage Fraud

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A husband and wife from Slough, UK have been convicted of a series of mortgage fraud offence. Patrick Kamande, 34, from Trent Road, Slough, was jailed for a total of six years while his wife, Mary Kimani, 30, from Elliman Avenue, Slough, received a 10-month sentence, suspended for 18 months.

The charges involving Kamande concerned properties bought by him with mortgages brokered under false names.

Kamande pleaded guilty to possession of false details with intent, not guilty to five counts of fraud and not guilty to two counts of obtaining money transfers by deception.

Kimani pleaded not guilty to one count of fraud.

At the start of his trial, Kamande pleaded guilty to possessing a false identity document with intent; namely a fake Kenyan passport.

Kamande and Kimani were both found guilty on February 15 of all the offences they had denied.

Det Sgt Nick Bell from the Thames Valley Police Economic Crime Unit, said: "This was a complex mortgage fraud case involving numerous mortgages and false identities.

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