Former MTN Uganda Staff Get 9 Years’ Jail for Mobile Money Fraud

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The Anti-Corruption Court yesterday convicted six MTN staff after they were found guilty of illegally gaining access to the mobile money system and wired cash amounting to more than Shs3 billion to various money agent lines that they shared thereafter.

The court presided over by Justice Paul Mugamba also found three other MTN staff innocent of similar charges after prosecution failed to make a case against them and freed them accordingly.

Those convicted included; Edrisa Sserunkuma, Joseph Magombe, Daniel Ssegujja, Henry Edgar Matovu, Irene Kauma and Peter Ayebare.

Those freed and had spent close to two years on remand at Luzira prison are Mr Jerom Oketcho Jackchar, Mr Joshua Kulaba and Ms Mary Nassejje.

Source: PC Tech Magazine (link opens in a new window)