MONEY HEIST: Bank of Uganda Officials Printing Own Money Arrested

Bank of Uganda money printing

If you watched the Spanish Netflix Series called “Money Heist” then you’re in for a treat as Uganda government officials have recreated it though they didn’t kidnap anyone but rather went ahead and printed their own money Just like in the TV series.

The State House Anti-Corruption Unit has confirmed they grilling several Bank of Uganda officials in relation to an investigation of a dubious recent procurement.

Media in Kampala are reporting the investigation is about a recent procurement of new currency notes. Reports indicate there was extra luggage on the chartered plane that cannot be traced.

Money recovered from Bank of Uganda officials

“The State House Anti-Corruption Unit acting under article 99 (4) of the Concsitution of Uganda in liason with the Criminal Investigation Directorate of the Police, acting under Article 120 (3) (a) and in conjunction with Bank of Uganda is carrying out a special investigation on a matter pertaining to the Bank’s procurement and supply chain activities,” reads a statement signed by the head of the unit Lt. Col Edith Nakalema.

“The matter under investigation invokes a recent procurement consignment. A number of senior bank personnel, customs and civil aviation Authority personnel are being questioned. Bank of Uganda operations remain intact and uninterrupted.” The statement adds.