The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Bangladesh Police has arrested three people for their alleged involvement in money laundering through the online gambling site Betwinner.
The arrestees are- Abu Bakkar Siddique, Abdullah Al Awal and Md Toraf Hossain.
Special Police Super Rezaul Masud briefed reporters in this regard at CID headquarters in Dhaka’s Malibagh on Thursday (September 1).
He said, the trio was arrested from Chauddagram upazila of Cumilla on Wednesday afternoon (August 31). They used to convert the money of the gambling participants on the Betwinner site into US dollars through a money exchange app called Binance. Later, this money was laundered to different countries through the app.
Six mobile phones, 12 SIMs including 4 Agent SIMs, 2 Marchant SIMs, 1 DSO (Nagad), 2 personal SIMs and a laptop were seized from their possession.