Thursday, 11 August, 2022
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6 including ring-leader of fraudsters arrested from Mirpur

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested six, including the mastermind of a fraud ring from Mirpur area of the capital on Wednesday.

The arrested are the ringleader Md Masum Billah, 33, Khairul Alam Rocky, 20, Md Kamruzzaman, 22, Md Mahmudul Hasan, 32, Masud Rana, 24 and SM Raihan, 24.

In a press conference at the RAB media center in the capital's Karwan Bazar at this morning, the commanding officer (commander) of the RAB-3 Lt Col Arif Mohiuddin Ahmed said that, a team of the RAB-3 raided the Mirpur area of the capital on Wednesday night, based on secret information, and held the gang.

He also said that during the operation, 8 mobile phones with SIM cards, Taka 5,540 in cash, a computer, stamp pads, company banners, huge amount of admission forms, CV's, check books, visiting cards etc were recovered from their possession.

The RAB official said that the ring was fraudulently extorting hefty sums of money from a large number of job candidates through fake recruitment notices posted on social media.

Necessary legal action has been taken against those arrested, said the RAB official.