Mbarara authorities order for closure of AIM global shop
Authorities in Mbarara district have ordered the closure of Alliance in Motion Global offices and Branches in Mbarara.
This follows complaints from members of the public about the operations of the company.
According to Mbarara Resident District Commissioner (RDC) Maj James Mwesigye, the company which sells food supplements has been cheating people promising to give them shares in the company.
AIM global is a network market company which, according to its website, aims at opening “the doors of opportunity and prosperity” by empowering it distributors to achieve financial independence and economic stability by maximizing the wealth of the market through its breakthrough products and services.
On Wednesday, a team of leaders from Mbarara district visited the company offices at Kirimi house along Baguta road and issued an ultimatum to the managers to closure.
Mbarara Deputy RDC Emmy Katera says that more than 100 people were found locked in a room and being mentored and forced to pay 800,000 shillings to buy a single share in the organization and that the more shares they bought means that they enable them get more money.
Katera says that the business is fuelling crime with the youth stealing from their relatives and family members to raise the money.
Anthony Otimo one of the Alliance in motion global staff revealed that they are licensed to do business and is surprised by the actions of the authorities.
Jacqueline Ayebare, another staff says that the she bought two shares at 1.6 million shillings and she is yet to get any profits for the last four months. She revealed that she was encouraged to recruit more members so that she can be able to see the benefits of her investment.