MTN Mobile Money Fraudsters arrested in Western Uganda

2 Mobile Money fraudsters arrested

The on-going efforts by MTN and security agencies to crack down on mobile money fraudsters have borne fruits  with the arrest of Abaho Wilber Munyankole 25 years and Serwadda Robert 23 years, residents of Luwafu Zone Nakinyuguzi ward Makindye Division Kampala who were arrested for conspiring to defraud Mobile money agents in Kisoro.

Mbabazi Rogers of Bunagana, a mobile money agent owner was a victim of these fraudsters who stole 1.3milion from him but with the improved security they didn’t go with being arrested.

These two appeared before the magistrate Grade 1 Elizabeth Akullo On the 14th/05/2014 and they were found guilty on the above count and sentenced them to three years each and compensation of 2 million to Rogers Mbabazi. 1.15million tendered in court was paid to the agent in court and the balance will be paid after they have served their 3 years.

Wilber and Serwadda are to appear again on the 28/05/2014 for yet another case of stealing money from Mobile money agent Nyiramutozo Annet of Bahinizi Group Limited of Chanika-Kisoro.

Source: MTN Uganda

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