5 hackers, money swindlers held in Dhaka, Comilla
Detectives today claimed to have detained five computer hackers and online solution providers who were allegedly involved in transferring money illegally through digital platforms in Dhaka and Comilla.
A team of Detective Branch of police yesterday conducted a drive in Banasree of Dhaka’s Rampura area and detained Hamidur Rahman Tushar, 38, who was allegedly involved in transferring money illegally by hacking into bKash accounts.
The DB team also seized many unregistered bKash SIMs, modems, and application software for transferring money using bKash online banking, according to a DB press release.
Based on information given by Tushar, a DB team conducted a drive in Burichang of Comilla and detained four others who were allegedly involved in swindling Tk 13.50 lakh by hacking a bKash account on July 9, 2017.
The four detainees were: Khorshed, 25, Md Abul Basher, 30, Md Arifur Rahman, 30, and Md Iqbal Hossain Apu, the DB release read.
During primary interrogation, Khorshed confessed to have committed the crime, it added.
A case has been filed today with Rampura Police Station in this connection.