Recruitment agency impersonator arrested

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KAMPALA, Uganda

Uganda’s Police has arrested a man claiming to be an employee of a recruitment agency taking people for work abroad in China and allegedly conning millions of money from unsuspecting clients.

This comes after over 13 reports of obtaining money by false pretense were reported against a suspect identified as Nasser Seremba accusing him of conning his unsuspecting clients sums of money to a tune of 58 million Uganda Shillings promising to help them acquire handsomely paying jobs abroad.

Its believed that the suspect would after receiving money, issue fake receipts, process fake passports, visas and would later disappear.

The investigators say Seremba would narrate to his unsuspecting clients China stories, experiences and had promised over 13 graduates English teaching jobs through his rich connections as soon as they set foot in China.

Nasser is charged with human trafficking and obtaining money by false pretense and operating a recruitment agency without a license and is currently being detained at Old Kampala Police station.

The Uganda Police has called upon all Ugandans seeking to work abroad to verify through Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development so as to get connected with companies and individuals licensed to export labour. This they caution will help avoid risks of getting exploited.