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Total takes former employees to court in Sh7.5 Billion case

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Total Uganda Limited, a company dealing in the trade of fuel and lubricants has sued its former employees over an alleged Sh7.5 billion shillings fraud. Those being sued are Moses Sebalu, the former Senior Accountant, Belinda Nakasi, the Taxation Accountant, Priscilla Nansikombi, the …

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Wakiso district zonal land office closed over fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Lands State Minister Dr. Sam Mayanja has closed Wakiso district zonal land offices, Busiro branch on allegations of fraud and mismanagement of land titles. Mayanja says that he has been receiving complaints from people about the fraudulent transactions by staff at the land office …

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Two State House impersonators arrested in Luwero

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The police in Luwero district have arrested two men who impersonated as State House employees and forced a man to sign a transfer of 80 acres of land. The suspects have been identified as Steven David Kakembo, a resident of Kazo Angola zone and a …

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UMRA announces crackdown on unscrupulous micro lenders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Microfinance Regulatory Authority-UMRA is launching what they have called impromptu operations against Tier4 microfinance institutions and moneylenders that are either not registered or are violating licensing terms. This follows persistent complaints from the public about fraud in the industry as well as uncoordinated …

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Parliament police arrests extortionist

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Francis Malinga, 47, is under custody following his arrest by Police at Parliament on allegations of fraud and extortion. Masquerading as a staff of Parliament, Malinga approached a government official, and claimed the Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) has details of his …

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How teachers were duped into paying loans they never acquired

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Criminal Investigations Department has identified cases of fraud and forgeries by managers of saving schemes that were meant to benefit from the teachers revolving fund. These were unearthed as part of the investigations into the embezzlement of 11 out of the 25 billion Shillings …

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Court halts fraud investigations against Masaka deputy court registrar

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The High Court has issued a temporary injunction blocking the Uganda Police Force and the State House Anti-Corruption Unit from continuing with the inquiries into alleged fraud of more than three billion shillings by the Masaka Deputy Court Registrar Cissy Kawuma Mudhasi. Justice Musa Ssekaana, …

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Court extends criminal summons against Pastor Mondo

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has extended its criminal summons to the proprietor of Empowerment Christian Centre Church International, Pastor Franklin Mondo who is facing charges of fraud. Court on Wednesday presided over by Grade One Magistrate, Gladys Kamasanyu extended the summons it had issued in …

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Nabbi omukazi remanded for aiding fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda road Magistrates Court has remanded Margaret Nakayima commonly known as Nabbi omukazi on charges related to defrauding unsuspecting Ugandans more than 4.5 billion shillings. Nabbi omukazi has been remanded to Kigo government prison by Grade one Magistrate Dorothy Barigye on three separate files related …

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Court summons Pastor Mondo over fraud

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has issued criminal summons against two city pastors over alleged involvement in a scam that saw more than 4.5 billion shillings defrauded from unsuspecting Ugandans. The pastors are Franklin Mondo Mugisha of the Empowerment Christian Centre Church International and Margaret Nakayima …

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