Two men sent to Luzira after defrauding Korean investor UGX 1 billion

The Anti Corruption Unit State House Uganda together with Uganda Police detectives have arrested and arraigned two suspects; Mugisha James Jeff and Maviri Godfrey before the KCCA Chief Magistrates Court for defrauding a Korean Investor. #WhisperEyeNews

The two men have been accused of obtaining money by false pretence by the Korean investor.

The men have been charged with obtaining money by false pretence and conspiracy to commit a felony.

They have been remanded until 25th October 2023.

It is alleged that between August and November 2021, a Korean investor, Hyun Uk Kim was defrauded over USD300,000 (Three hundred thousand dollars) in a 53kg gold scam in Kampala.

The investor was introduced to the deal by Mugisha James Jeff who knew the alleged gold seller who is still at large.

During all interactions, Maviri Godfrey was always in the company of the gold ‘seller’. Investigations into the matter are still ongoing.