The Cyber-crime Investigation Division of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) has arrested a gang leader for his alleged involvement in online fraudulence using a fake Daraz website.
The team arrested the accused Al Imran Jewel, 20, from Noakhali on Tuesday night.
Jewel has reportedly embezzled Tk10 lakhs defrauding customers, said Chatak Chakma, assistant commissioner of the cyber-crime division told The Business Standard.
Police also seized all items linked to the crime, a mobile phone, a desktop, and several electronic cards from financial institutions, and pre-activated SIM cards of several mobile operators, from his possession.
Taking advantage of customer’s reliance on online shopping due to Covid-19 pandemic, the alleged fraudster created a website called “daraz.cl” and ran a Facebook page named “DarazBangladesh” where he reportedly defrauded local customers for quite some time, said the…