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  • Man held over fraudulent activities in Dhaka

    Police Bureau of Investigation of Dhaka Metro (Uttara) claim to have arrested one member of a fraud gang from Bhasantek area of the capital for his alleged involvement in collecting money from people in the name of providing job in army.

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    Import agency sued for money laundering

    Chittagong Customs House (CCH) yesterday lodged a case against a Dhaka-based import agency on charges of laundering Tk 57.70 lakh

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    University student among 2 held on fraud charges

    Law enforcers claim to have arrested two people including a private university student in Dhaka last night on charge of fraud.

  • Former Russian official arrested over WC stadium fraud

    Russian investigators say they have detained the former deputy governor of Saint Petersburg over suspected fraud during the construction of a World Cup venue.

  • Ex-Venezuela football official to plead guilty in US bribe case

    The former president of Venezuela's football federation is expected to plead guilty to U.S. charges stemming from a bribery investigation involving FIFA, the sport's world governing body, according to court records filed on Tuesday.

  • Blatter faces new FIFA probe

    Banned FIFA president Sepp Blatter and his former chief lieutenants are under investigation over illicit bonuses.

  • Lochte banned 10 months

    US swimmer Ryan Lochte is slapped with a 10-month suspension following his bogus gunpoint robbery story during a drunken night out at the Olympics.

  • Barca ask fans to stand by Messi

    Barcelona have launched a campaign in support of Lionel Messi and his father Jorge after the Argentine pair were sentenced to prison terms this week over tax fraud.

  • Barca vow to back Messi after 'personal attack'

    Barcelona vow to support Lionel Messi following his decision to appeal against the 21-month jail sentence handed down to him by a Spanish court after being found guilty of fiscal fraud and believe the verdict is "an attack on his person".

  • Barca agree to settle tax fraud

    Barcelona agree to pay a fine of 5.5 million euros to the Spanish authorities to settle a tax fraud case over the transfer of Brazil international Neymar in 2013.

  • Neymar trial on the cards

    Neymar could follow FC Barcelona fellow star Lionel Messi to court after Spanish prosecutors asked for the Brazilian striker to be tried over his murky multi-million-euro transfer to the Catalan giants.

  • 'I knew nothing'

    Argentina football star Lionel Messi says he trusted his father with his finances and "knew nothing" about how his wealth was managed as he took the stand at his tax fraud trial.

  • Messi tax fraud trial opens in Spain

    The trial of Argentina and Barcelona footballer Lionel Messi on tax fraud charges is due to start in Spain.

  • China national sued over ATM fraud

    The China national who was detained over suspected ATM fraud has been sued in line with the ICT act.

  • Engineer, ex-civil surgeon among 4 held

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests four persons including an engineer, a banker and a former civil surgeon in three separate cases filed for misappropriating about Tk 11.26 crore at different times.

  • Rajuk director, BRTA official held for fraud

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested Rajuk Director AKM Shafiqur Rahman from the city's Segunbagicha in a case of fraud.

  • Plastic money not so safe

    About 10 million bank clients are potentially easy victims of fraudulent charges to their debit and credit accounts because they are using the vulnerable magnetic stripe cards.

  • 'More money stolen at point-of-sale'

    Foreign fraudsters in collaboration with local bankers and merchants are believed to have committed more card frauds on point-of-sale (POS) terminals than what they had done with ATMs, experts and investigators said.

  • 'No bar to hijab while using ATM booths'

    There is no bar to wearing hijab while using ATM booths, Bangladesh Bank clarified the matter in a statement on Thursday.

  • EBL reimburses affected users of ATM fraud

    Eastern Bank Limited hands over reimbursement to affected victims of the recent ATM card fraudulence incident that spread concerns among the public.

  • Foreigners in ATM fraud ring

    Foreigners are believed to be involved in the skimming racket that stole money from ATMs in signs of new financial crimes that rattled both banks and customers.

  • This Star photo taken on August 27, 2013, shows Bangladeshi workers stand in line to enter Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka, before flying to a foreign country for jobs.

    Penniless, they return from Brunei

    Two migrant workers return from Brunei penniless early today after they were cheated by two Bangladeshi recruiting agencies with the promise of lucrative salaries abroad.

  • India’s outsourcing giant guilty of fraud

    An Indian court sentenced the founder of an outsourcing giant and nine others to seven years in prison each after convicting them of stealing millions of dollars in one of the largest frauds in the country's corporate history.

  • HC stays Rizvi’s remand in vandalism case

    The High Court stayed for a month, a three-day remand of BNP joint Secretary General Rizvi Ahmed under police custody in a vandalism case.