Criminal Investigation Department (CID) personnel nabbed three members of a fraud gang from Paltan area in the capital Dhaka in connection with deceiving people by luring them with jobs.
The arrested fraud gang members were initially identified as Sekendar Ali, 34, Harun or Rashid, 36 and Masud Rana, 23.
Imam Hossain, an additional deputy inspector general of CID, at a press conference confirmed the matter on Monday. According to the CID official, a team of CID arrested them on Sunday after getting written complaints from at least four victims.
The group first offered jobs to unemployed youths in exchange of Tk 8 to 20 lakh. They used to take Tk 3-5 lakh in advance. The fraud gang provided fake appointment letters to the victims. After conning people, they used to disappear from one place and hide at other place. However they would resume their activities in another place with different names.
CID also recovered four fake appointment letters of different government offices and some job application forms, among others, from their possession.