News - Police storm Worldcoin offices in Kenya

By Mike Hesp

Police storm Worldcoin offices in Kenya

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Slap on the wrist in Kenya: Officials from various authorities stormed Worldcoin's offices in Nairobi and seized documents.

Kenyan police have stormed the offices of Worldcoin in Nairobi. This was reported by local media.

According to the report, agents from several agencies with search warrants penetrated Worldcoin's offices, where they seized documents and iris scanners.

Investigators are now analyzing the data. Regulators are investigating a possible violation of the law. Kenya already banned activities around the controversial crypto project Worldcoin in early August.

According to the Department of Homeland Security investigations authorities the risks to consumer protection.

According to the official statement, "relevant security, financial services and data protection authorities have launched investigations and surveys to determine the authenticity and legality of the said activities."

Worldcoin is criticized because of mass data collection using iris scans. German authorities are also investigating data protection risks.

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