Criminals are depriving hard-working Kenyans of essential services

ILLICIT TRADE COSTS LIVES

Extremists use illicit trade to fund terrorist atrocities across the region

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Our Mission

“Criminals in illicit trade are looting billions and endangering us all. Stop Crime Kenya is campaigning against this scourge and is seeking justice and security for all honest citizens.”
- Stephen Mutoro, Chairman of Stop Crime Kenya


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Shadow Economy

Every shilling funnelled into the shadow economy deprives hard-working Kenyans of funds required for their schools, housing, medical care and basic safety.

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Organised crime

Organised syndicates in illicit trade use their profits to expand their networks and fund other corrupt enterprises, including drug-dealing, prostitution and racketeering.

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Terror funding

Illicit trafficking is an essential revenue stream for the nexus of terror groups operating throughout the East and Central African regions.

Facts & Figures

The KSh 153 billion stolen every year from Kenyans by criminals in illicit trade would pay for...

Stock Police 384,000

Police Officers

Stock Hospitals 10

Seven-storey, 300-bed Hospitals

Stock Teachers 300,000

School Teachers

News

Latest news, expert research and press releases on the scourge of Kenya’s illicit economy

FEAR FACTOR: SURVEY 2

StoCK's second survey into the crime that's menacing Kenya


Fear Factor Survey
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ROBBED BLIND: SURVEY 1

StoCK research shows illicit trade is everywhere, but virtually no one realises its true, devastating cost

Robbed Blind Survey
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RAISING THE RISK

Excise hike is a blow for consumers and a boon for criminals

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DEADLY EPIDEMIC

Illicit brew tragedy points to a national menace, warns StoCK

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THE FORGERY FIASCO

StoCK urges crackdown as fake excise stamps fuel illicit trade

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BUDGET BLUNDERS

Failure to tackle illicit trade leads to budget’s tax increases

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BLOWING THE WHISTLE

KRA's crackdown must target criminals stealing billions via illicit trade

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FAMILIES PAY THE PRICE

Cost of essential goods will rise to compensate for taxes being stolen

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MASTERMIND BURNED

Sh500m win over Supermatch is breakthrough against illicit cigarettes

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TRADING IN TERROR

Illicit trade is funding gangsters, warlords and terrorists, says CEP report

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CONTRABAND CRACKDOWN

Trade agencies have been urged to tame the influx of cheap counterfeit goods into Kenya.

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NATIONAL ACTION PLAN

Terrorist groups have been found dealing in illegal animal trophies and unsafe goods.

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TRADING IN TERROR

Al-Shabaab gets funding from its strong links to illegal ivory and charcoal smuggling.

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Join The Fight

Every Kenyan can play their part in the fight against the criminals looting our nation. Say No to illicit goods. Demand proper enforcement by our authorities. And report evidence of illicit trade, wherever and whenever it is found, by calling this anonymous tip-off line…

Manifesto

Stop Crime Kenya has a three-point plan to break the back of illicit trade:

  1. Raise awareness of counterfeit menace
  2. Demand our porous borders are made secure
  3. Campaign for jailing of tax criminals

Stephen Mutoro

Chairman of Stop Crime Kenya

Yusuf Abramjee

Leader of Stop Crime Kenya