Money transfer service allegedly targeted Bangladeshi community

TORONTO – The owner and two employees of Doulat Enterprise Inc., a money wire transfer service, is suspected of pocketing monies obtained from clients in Canada for transfer to receiving financial institutions in Bangladesh.

An investigation by the Toronto police into the alleged fraud follows numerous complaints from the Bangladeshi community accusing the company’s owner Doulat Khan of pilfering the monies for private gain.

Close to $130,000 was stolen from clients and police suspect that more victims have been deceived.

Last week the three suspects, Doulat Khan, 58, Amanot Khan, 55, and Leeton Elahi,42, all of Toronto, were charged with fraud, and laundering the proceeds of money.

They are to appear at the Eglinton Avenue East court on May 15 to face the charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416?808?4107, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416?222?TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.

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