Trickster Shamir Osman arrested : Swindle Chinese businessman MK2m  businessman

Police in Lilongwe have arrested Shamir Osman aged 41 from Mitawa village, Traditional Authority (TA) Likoswe in Chiradzulu district for stealing money amounting to MK2, 380,000 from David Cao a Chinese businessman based in Area 9 in Lilongwe.

Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Sub Inspector Kingsley Dandaula said on the evening of August 9, 2014, Osman went to David Cao’s office and introduced himself as a Malawian businessman who assists foreigner’s to get contracts from government.

Dandaula said the suspect actually wanted Cao’s business profile so that he could assist him to get government contract from different government departments and also to introduce him to top government officials.

He said on 19th November, 2014 the suspect went back to the Chinese businessman’s office with a friend whom he claimed to work in the Office of the President and Cabinet.

“During the meeting, the suspect got a phone call and soon after the phone conversation, he told the Chinese man that he was urgently looking for Malawi kwacha equivalent to US$5,900 and the Chinese man gave Osman MK2, 380, 000,” said Dandaula.

“The US dollars were later discovered to be fake when the Chinese man wanted to use the money and he immediately informed the suspect who promised to sort out the matter but did not do anything about it,” said Dandaula.

The PRO said the Chinese man reported the matter to the Police who arrested the suspect.

He said meanwhile, the US$5,900 had been sent to the Reserve Bank of Malawi for verification.–Mana

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21 thoughts on “Trickster Shamir Osman arrested : Swindle Chinese businessman MK2m  businessman”

  1. Giffy says:

    I thought the swindler was Judge Minjolo!!!

  2. True man says:

    fake dolars if were genuine he would have remain silent mbava nayeso shud see malawian cells.

  3. AKaliramanda says:

    Iyi sinkhani,ngati ipite patali uyunso belubeluyi ayenera kuwona chigamulo chifukwa alibe chilolezo chosinthira ndalama muno. Waphika sadaka ameneyo,check this outu.

  4. zopusa zuipa ezi says:

    palibe comment efe ngakumudzi mwati ma$dolas oowu efe koma makwach anaba JB

  5. daniso wa daniso says:

    Chinese r also damn crooks.Malawi will cry buckets with these patapata foreign investors.I hv lived with the Chinese and i know them very well.Ndi atambwali otheratu.Wina ndi uyu who has a warehouse in a residential house in area 3 selling waterpumps How can residential house be a warehouse? the same house serving as a warehouse,office and house at the same time.Does the Malawi govt allow this?

    1. Curious says:

      Which part of Area 3? And what is the plot number?

  6. Ndanena says:

    I want also to advise the Govt with their Top officials especially the Ministers. Others whose Govt owe them money are being paid using these Ministers and Very top officials closer to the President. This is another way of destroying or denting the name of President who does know that he is surrounded by crooks. Also Mr President keep distance to these what they call well wishers the Indians.

  7. Mphembedzutsokonombwe says:

    Dziko lathu ladzadza ndi mbava!

  8. Mphembedzutsokonombwe says:

    Saguza ndi Paguza akumana!

  9. tchutchu says:

    Machina wonso amangidwe ndipo atsekulilidwe mulandu ozembetsa ma us$ coz madollawo akanakhala enieni bwedzi akupita nawo ku china,siitikanamvapo apa.and ndalamayo ithandiza anthu ammalawi mommuno kulipira ana xul yina kupeleka tax kuboma pomwe mchina yo ikanapita ku china.

  10. zizwani says:

    Bolani kusiyana ndi cashgate. Sanabere munthu wabera mChina

  11. Peter Mathanyula Wakuba says:

    Useless crooks. Clueless foreigner

  12. Susan says:

    koma abale dziko layipa anthu angofuna kupeza kwachangu osakhetsa thukuta anjatidwe

  13. kajedza says:

    Mk 2, 380,000-00 + US$ 5,900-00 very good rate of exchange

  14. kajedza says:

    Maybe the Chinese businessman could have replaced the genuine ones with fake ones, because he did not get a contract from the OPC. Also why would the Chinese guy want to use US$ in Malawi?

  15. o says:

    atambwali okha okha ametani.

  16. stupids malawi police why you arrest him?he is getting the benifit of his country leave him and enjoy the money munabadwa osauka muzafanso osauka mufunse mmene amasimbwila agalu amenewo mmakwawo sibwenzi mukutelo

  17. Yaya says:

    Shamir mwamuna wa Liz ndomondo trickster too much

  18. cash~gater says:

    nanga anatenga ndalama ku NAC aja amangidwa liti nanunso apolisi tiziti simunafufuze, zopusa basi.

  19. SALIMA BOYS says:

    Palibe nkhani apa atayeni madolowo bola iwowo cashgate inawaphonya ka.

    1. ujeni says:

      Zausilu , there is a big case here of forgery, theft and impersonating govt officials. Why are you encouraging lawlessness, are you are thief too?

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