Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested four members of an ATM card forgery group from the city.
They were embezzling money of the card holders sometimes by online purchasing and some times by offline purchasing .
They were embezzling money by stealing PIN numbers and other confidential information of the card holders for long times.
Deputy Inspector General ( DIG) ( Cyber Police) Shah Alam at a press conference disclosed it on Thursdays.
The were identified as Nizam Uddin, 22, Rehanur Rashid, 20, Anwar Parvez 22, and Al Amin 22.
CID also seized two laptop , eight mobile phones, one hard disk , sixteen international credit cards of different banks, twenty six gold ornaments and a cash of Tk 1 lakh and sixty eight thousand from their possessions .
DIG Shah Alam said “ Among the four arrestees, Nizam, Rehanur and Anwar were directly involved in stealing confidential information of the clients.”
They were stealing PINs of the international credit cards.
Al Amin was involved in collecting products from online and offline purchasing using the stolen information of the credit cards.
CID started investigating after getting complain from online shop Chaldal. During the investigation, police also came to know that a forgery group were purchasing various products from different outlets for long times. But the original owners of the credit card holders could not understand that their money was being embezzling.
A case under the Digital Security Act was filed with the Banani Police Station in this connection DIG Shah Alam said, the accused have already given confessional statement before a Dhaka Court.