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CID opens money laundering charges against prisons impersonator

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have opened charges of money laundering against Gerald Muntuyera, a prisons services impostor who was arrested last week on allegations of conning more than 100 million from unsuspecting traders. Muntuyera was arrested by Criminal Investigations Directorate detectives after it emerged that he had allegedly …

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Tanzania urges SADC countries to fight money laundering

  Dar es salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA | Tanzania on Monday urged the Southern African Development Community (SADC) members to join forces in the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing which were likely to disturb economies of the region. Doto James, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance …

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CID commanders attend refresher course on money laundering investigations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 53 top criminal investigations commanders are attending a refresher course on investigating money laundering. The course that was officially opened by police’s deputy director for human resource development, Senior Commissioner Felix Ndyomugyenyi on Thursday will enable senior CID commanders acquire skills on investigating …

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Zimbabwe VP’s wife in court on attempted murder, fraud charges

Harare, Zimbabwe | AFP | The wife of Zimbabwe’s vice president was remanded in custody on Monday after appearing in court to face charges of fraud, money-laundering and attempted murder of her husband. Marry Mubaiwa, 38, who is the wife of Vice President Constantino Chiwenga, was arrested by Zimbabwe’s anti-graft commission …

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Flashy Nairobi governor pleads not guilty to graft charges

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The flashy governor of Nairobi on Monday pleaded not guilty to over 30 charges of money laundering, receiving bribes and conflict of interest in a court appearance held under tight security. Governor Mike , the latest top official to be hauled in on corruption charges in …

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Car dealers to report to FIA money laundering

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A proposal requiring car dealers to register with the Financial Intelligence Authority-FIA in the move to curb money laundering in the business is in the offing. Section 21 of the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 mandates the FIA to register all accountable persons who are …

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FIA: Real estate sector prone to money laundering

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) Deputy Executive Director, Michael Olupot Tukei has said the real estate sector is prone to money laundering. The sector, according to Olupot has not received much attention making it easy for money launders to transact in the real sector without …

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