Notices served to on-line marketplaces, Thole, Dalal Plus, Anonder Bazar, and All-Shopper
The Ministry of Commerce has sought data on liabilities and property of 4 extra e-commerce firms, accused of dishonest clients with engaging commercials.
Notices have been served to Thole, Dalal Plus, Anonder Bazar and All-Shopper on Thursday, Mohammad Saeed Ali, an official of the ministry’s Digital Commerce Cell, instructed an internet newspaper on Monday.
“They’ve been instructed to reply by October 17 however none of them have responded but,” the report quoted him.
In keeping with Ali, the platforms’ ways are just like these of Evaly and Eorange, two scam-tainted organizations. Qcoom, Dhamaka, and Aladiner Prodip are among the many different well-known on-line companies accused of engaging folks in with fraudulent strategies.
Even when probes have been being carried out in opposition to them, a number of e-commerce corporations “escaped with the cash of their shoppers”, mentioned the commerce ministry official.
Nevertheless, nobody can try this now as their checking account has been frozen, Ali added.
Numerous “unethical” provides have been made, which “created points when some e-commerce websites have been introduced underneath the legislation.”
Prospects have been enticed by these offers, mentioned Ali.
The founding father of Anonder Bazar, Ahmudul Haque Khandker, was just lately sued for defrauding shoppers as a part of the federal government crackdown.
Police mentioned they’re making an attempt to arrest him, however the man has to this point remained past the attain of authorities whereas criticizing the Bangladesh Financial institution, police and journalists.
Thole officers arrested
The Felony Investigation Division (CID) has arrested six officers of Thole and one other e-commerce web site named WeCoom.
CID’s Further Deputy IGP Imam Hossain instructed the media on Monday that the arrests have been made as a case has been filed in opposition to them on the Cantonment police station for embezzling Tk2.5 crore from a few of the clients.
He mentioned one Khairul Alam Mir filed the case in opposition to Thole.com and WeCoom.com with the cantonment police station.
The arrestees are — Nazrul Islam, head of operations of the platforms owned by the identical individual; Sohel Hossain, accounts officer; Tarek Mahmud Anik, digital communication officer; Sazzad Hossain, gross sales govt; Munna Parvez, name centre govt; and Masum Hasan, a supervisor of the establishment.