Raymond Jjagwe, the Officer in Charge of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department in Luweero, says Rukundo disguised himself as an aide of the priest and asked for money to buy an ambulance, construct a borehole, pay fees for orphaned children and other projects.
Nyanzi is charged with two counts of cyber harassment and offensive communication contrary to provisions of the Computer Misuse Act. Nyanzi was also charged with using the internet to disturb the peace and right to privacy of the president.
According to the recently released Annual Police Report 2013, cyber crime cost Uganda about 18.1 billion Uganda Shillings. Another figure released by the Kaspersky Labs puts the figure at 25billion Uganda Shillings. Both figures are within the range that was recently released by the auditing firm, Deloitte.
Lucky Bonarde Katebiire was arrested last week from his home in Kisaasi where he was operating an internet based unregistered company called Connect Hemisphere Safaris that he has been using to con tourists.