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Ex-mobile phone industry executive gets five years for text message scam

A former mobile phone industry executive is sentenced to five years in prison after he is found guilty of defrauding cellphone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages.

July 30, 2019
July 30, 2019

‘Illegally imported cell phones won’t function in Bangladesh’

Cell phone sets with fake International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) numbers will be unable to use Bangladesh’s mobile network.

January 13, 2018
January 13, 2018

Ex-mobile phone industry executive gets five years for text message scam

A former mobile phone industry executive is sentenced to five years in prison after he is found guilty of defrauding cellphone customers by charging them millions of dollars for unwanted text messages.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

Theft of Phone Data: 2 fraudsters detained

Beware when you are handing your mobile phone to a technician for servicing. Fraudsters might clone your IMO messaging account, follow your private chat sessions and blackmail you for money.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

SP’s wife received no SMS: CMP

Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, the slain wife of Superintendent of Police Babul Akter, did not receive any text message on her mobile phone that asked her son to be at school half an hour earlier than usual due to assembly, police say.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Mobile phone use to get costlier

Cost for mobile phone use will increase in the next fiscal as Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed to hike the duty on SIM card-related services to 5 percent.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

‘SIM re-registration by April 30 tough’

It will be tough to complete re-registration of all the SIM cards by April 30, leaders of a fraction of mobile phone top-up and banking vendors association say.

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

HC questions legality of biometric SIM registration

The High Court has questioned the legality of biometric registration for purchase of mobile operators’ Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

2 kids tortured inhumanly

In yet another incident of cruelty against kids, two teen boys were tortured badly in Rajshahi over a flimsy claim that they may have stolen a mobile phone.

February 10, 2016
February 10, 2016

49pc children encounter cyber bullying

Around half of the school-goers in the country have encountered cyberbullying, global mobile phone giant Telenor yesterday said.

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Dad arrested for taking daughter’s phone as punishment

When Ronald Jackson found a text he thought was rude and inappropriate on his then-12-year-old daughter’s phone in September 2013, he took the cell away. But the child’s mother, Michelle Steppe, balked at his action — and she called the police.