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4 members of credit card forgery gang held

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Staff Reporter :
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police detained four members of fraud gang, who had been allegedly involved in credit card forgery business for long.
The detainees are- Nizam Uddin, 22, Rehanur Hasan Rashed, 20, Anwar Parvez, 22, and Al Amin, 22.
CID members also recovered two laptops, eight mobile phones, one hard drive, 16 credit cards of different banks, and Tk 1,68,000 cash with 26 golds bars were also seized from their possession. CID cyber police unit's Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Md Shah Alam said it in a press briefing held at CID office in Dhaka's Malibagh area on Thursday noon.
DIG Alam said the gang members have been stealing different users' confidential credit card information and using their accounts to buy products online for long time.
"We began our investigation after receiving complaints from online marketplace Chaldal.com. A case has been filed with Banani police station under Digital Security Act in this regard," he said.
The detainees already gave confessional statements before court under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code, the CID official added.

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