IN EARLIER EDITION OF THIS STORY, WE INADVERTENTLY USED THE PHOTO OF DIFFERENT GENTLEMAN PURPORTING IT TO BE THE PHOTO OF ERIC ADEDE, THE SUBJECT OF THIS STORY. IT HAS NOW BEEN BROUGHT TO OUR ATTENTION AND WE HAVE SINCE PULLED DOWN THE PHOTO. WE UNRESERVEDLY APOLOGISE TO THE GENTLEMEN AND ANYONE ELSE OVER THE ERROR.
The man behind the Shs 2 billion fake money scam at Barclays Bank is Eric Adede, alias Dr Eric Otieno Adede (daktari)
Adede claims to be a city lawyer, according to his social media profile.
He vied for chairmanship of Gor Mahia Football Club against advocate Ambrose Rachier in 2014.
Adede also claims to be legal consultant at Colliers International.
He also describes himself as executive director at Khulisa Solutions
Contested Homa Bay Constituency parliamentary seat in 2017.
Adede is the owner of the private safe deposit at Barclays Bank Queensway Branch where the 2m fake dollars were found.
He was arrested alongside two women and an Asian man.