Dhaka — Bangladesh’s leading industrial group Jamuna Group has made it clear that it will not invest in controversial e-commerce company Evaly. Monica Islam, director of Jamuna Group, recently confirmed the company’s views to the media.
At the same time, she said, Jamuna Group will open its own e-commerce company. Earlier, Bangladesh Bank summoned e-commerce company Evaly after seizing its bank account.
Information on all types of accounts conducted in the name of managing director Mohammad Russell and chairman Shamima Nasrin has also been sought. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) requested the information on behalf of the Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday.
The letter said that all types of accounts conducted in the name of Mohammad Russell, managing director of Evaly.com, and Shamima Nasrin, chairman, should be sent.
From 2020, they will have to send updated transaction details, deposit receipts, or checks of deposits and withdrawals of Tk50 lakh or more (with walk-in customer’s photo ID).
The information of the nominees of these accounts and if there is any account in the name of the nominees, they have also been asked to inform. If they have FDR, loan account, LC in their name, they have to provide information along with all kinds of documents.
Account opening form, KYC profile, transaction details, and all related documents should be submitted.
A BFIU official said the ministry and various agencies were investigating them. The bank account information has been requested as part of this.