Police in Bulenga, Wakiso district have arrested a conman who swaps People’s ATM cards in various banking machines.
The suspect has been operating in Kampala Metropolitan Policing areas.
The suspect was identified as Ampurira Ronald, aged 35 years was arrested yesterday after he had swapped Mulumba’s ATM card in Bulenga at one of the ATM machines.
He had just withdrawn Mulumba’s Shs 240,000.
Onyango told us that Ampurira normally poses around ATM machines and when he sees a client who is not well conversant on how to use the ATM machine, he rushes to the client and tries to help. He tells you to put your pin code after mastering your code he exchanges his fake ATM with yours and he tells you the machine is not working.After you have gone, he uses your card to withdraw your money immediately.
When he was arrested on searching him he was got with 25 ATM cards in different names and of various banks.
He has been charged with theft.
If you have been tricked this way, you can go to Bulenga Police station and identified him.