A team of Cyber Security and Crime Division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested three alleged bank fraudsters from different places of the country on early Sunday.
The arrestees are – gang leader Mamun Talukder and his two aides Raju Farazi and Md Mithu Mridha.
"Police arrested Mamun from Cox's Bazar area and one aide was detained from capital's Jatrabari area and another from Faridpur," DMP Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman confirmed at DMP Media Center.
Police seized a car, seven mobile phones, fake registered sim cards, multiple bank related documents, cash and skrill accounts, he added.
For several months, this gang used many digital techniques and dialer apps to collect the new bank account holders' names, card numbers and mobile numbers. Later, they called the customers as the bank's customer care agent to activate the new cards and use to steal money from their accounts.
Many customers of several top local banks of the country were cheated by them. Later, authorities of some banks complained to the DMP's cyber security and crime department.
"During primary interrogation, they confessed of their crime," the DMP official further added.
A case has already been filed against them with Dhanmondi police station. The arrestees were sent on 10-day remand.