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Nagad handovers few accounts info to law enforcers

  • Published at 06:13 pm September 4th, 2021
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Few unusual transactions were observed in some Nagad accounts affiliated with controversial e-commerce platforms

The Bangladesh Post Office’s mobile financial wing Nagad has handed few accounts information to few regulatory authorities and the law enforcement agencies following indications of suspicious transactions with some e-commerce platforms, according to a press release.

Transactions of those accounts were suspended temporarily and an official complaint was lodged with the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC).

The process of filing a case is also underway.

For the last few days, a few unusual transactions were observed in some Nagad accounts affiliated with controversial e-commerce platforms.

After analyzing the transactions pattern further, few accounts were suspended temporarily.

At the same time, the list of the accounts was provided to Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB).

Nagad’s Head of External Affairs, Lt Col Md KousarSoukat Ali (Retd) said, “Government’s mobile financial service Nagad is technologically one of the most reliable operators of our country. It is quite impossible to penetrate Nagad network for any evil intentions.”

In the last two and a half years, the operator bagged 5.40 crore customers with a daily average transaction of Tk700 crore.