Revealed! The amount of Looted Money that EACC has recovered

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has recovered Sh352 million and averted a loss of Sh 2 billion through economic and corruption crimes, Chairman Eliud Wabukala has said.

Wabukala said the commission is investigating over 3,000 corruption reports involving officers in national and county governments.

He spoke during the launch of the National Integrity Academy at the KICD on Wednesday.

Wabukala said the commission has also finalized investigations into 183 corruption files in the financial year 2017/2018.

“The commission have traced 14 irregularly acquired assets and the recovery of Sh 2.3 billion IS ongoing,” he said.In the previous financial year, EACC recovered Sh700 million out of a possible 93.3 billion.

The EACC in 2017 recorded a 0.44 per cent success rate in recovery of public funds and assets, according to its annual report.

The commission is only mandated by law to investigate graft and recommend cases for prosecution by the DPP.

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