As online shoppers continued to be cheated by e-commerce frauds in the country, detectives held the founder and CEO of Qcoom, another e-commerce platform, on charges of fraudulence and embezzlement.
Confirming the information of his detention, ADC (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Iftekharul Islam told UNB that the details about taking Qcoom CEO Ripon Miah into custody will soon be revealed at a media briefing.
Ripon was held at a time when the country’s e-commerce sector has been rattled by scams of different e-commerce platforms like Evaly, E-orange and Dhamaka.
On October 2, members of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested Saiful Islam, director of ringID, a social media platform, from Gulshan in the capital on charge of misappropriating huge money.
The arrest followed a case filed by an aggrieved person against 25 people, including 10 named and 15 unnamed ones, with Bhatara police on September 30.
The controversial social media platform allegedly embezzled over Tk 200 crore in just three months this year by alluring people in its investment (Ponzi) scheme promising online income.
Evaly CEO Mohammad Rassel and his wife Shamima Nasrin were arrested after an aggrieved customer, Arif Baker, lodged a case with Gulshan police station accusing them and few other company executives of embezzlement and…