Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Detective Cyber ââand Special Crime Division Arrested Five Members of a Gang of Fraudsters Who Lending Money Illegally at High Interest Rates Using Unauthorized Apps .
Those arrested are Emanuel Edward Gomez, Arifuzzaman, Shahinur Alam alias Rajib, Shubh Gomez and Md Akram.
A car, nine cell phones, nine SIM cards, 4 laptops and 4 check books from different banks were seized in their possession.
Additional Police Commissioner AKM Hafeez Akhter at a press briefing at the DMP media center on Thursday said detectives arrested them in Dhanmondi, Banani and Mirpur wards in Dhaka on October 5-6.
They have deceived their customers by using unauthorized personal loan apps like Cashman, Tkala, Personal Loans Online, RapidCash-Quick Online eLoans App, AmarCash-Personal Loans Online, Cashkash-Fast Loans Online and CashCash.
In addition, those arrested were operating financial institutions called Thunder Light Technology Limited, New Vision Fintech Limited and Basic Development Society without government approval, he said.
The arrests were made on the basis of a dossier at Dhanmondi police station by a victim under the digital security law, he added.
He said Cyber ââDetective and DB’s Special Crime Division were investigating the case.