The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU), a wing of the central bank, has summoned the bank accounts of 30 e-commerce companies including Daraj, Alesha Mart, Evaly and e-Orange.
The BFIU has recently asked banks for detailed bank information of accounts including their transactions.
A form has also been provided to send the information along with the BFIU letter.
The companies have been asked to provide the bank branch name, account name, number, type and date of opening, total deposit and withdrawal and current status of the bank where the transaction before this.
Earlier bank accounts of these e-commerce companies were summoned and frozen at different times.
Banks asked to report whether the account is active or closed.
Also on the bank account summons list are: Q Coom, Aladdin’s Lamp, Boom Boom, Priyoshop, Dhamaka Shopping, Sirajganj Shop, Adian Mart, Walmart, Needs, Dalal Plus, 24 Ticketi, Thole, We Com, Infinity Marketing, Anand Bazar, Akash Nil. Bright Hash, Annex World Wide, Amar Bazzar, Astar Protik, Bangladesh Deal, Bari Dukan.com, Sreshdo.com, Ames BD, Nirapad and Alif World.
Many of these companies’ bank accounts have already been frozen. Earlier, Bangladesh Bank and intelligence agencies have taken information of transactions of e-commerce companies at different times.
Source: United News of Bangladesh