Money embezzled thru’ fake NID, 44 EC employees sacked

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GBNEWS24 DESK//

A fraud gang has engaged in misappropriating money from banks and financial institutions as loans through fake national ID cards, trade license and TIN certificates.

“And a group of employees of the Election Commission (EC) used to help the gang in the fraudulence. The EC has terminated 44 employees on that charges. Detectives have found evidence of scam in 11 banks and financial institutions. Later, in  separate drives on Tuesday they arrested five members of the gang in Khilgaon and Rampura areas in the city,”Metropolitan Police Additional Commissioner AKM Hafeez Akter on Wednesday.

He also revealed their identities. They are: Al Amin alias Jamil Sharif, KM Hasan Imam alias Bidyut, Abdullah Al Shahid, Rezaul Islam and Shahjahan.

Money embezzled thru' fake NID, 44 EC employees sacked
Money embezzled thru’ fake NID, 44 EC employees sacked

Cases were filed with Khilgaon and Paltan police stations in December, 2020 on charges of fradulance over taking loan using fake NID cards.

During investigation, Detective Branch’s Motijheel division on February 28 arrested one Biplob who informed that a section of dishonest employees of the EC had involved in the fraudulence.

On March 1, Biplob gave confessional statement to a court. Acting on his statement, the DB arrested Al Amin, the mastermind of the gang.

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