On March 22, 2017, customs detectives seized the luxury Range Rover model of Musa bin Shamser. It is alleged that he could not even try to hide this car worth approximately four crore rupees at that time.
In this incident, on July 31 of that year, a case was filed against five people including Musa bin Shamser under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act at Gulshan police station in the capital. It was alleged that the car was imported into the Carnet facility and registered fraudulently and misused. According to the statement of the case, the vehicle was brought through Chittagong Customs. The vehicle was registered in the name of Farooq Uz Zaman with the direct and indirect assistance of BRTA official Ayub Ansari. Later, Musa bin Shams’ car was used for personal work for a long time. Farooq uz Zaman was a relative of Musa bin Shamser.
Since 2015, he used Farooq Uz Zaman’s car on rent. However, he could not show any documents related to rent. The case also states, according to Musa bin Shamser, Farooq uz Zaman bought the car from M/s Auto Define. And bought Auto Define from Farid Nabir. However, Musa bin Shamser said in a written statement that he has 12 billion US dollars stuck in a Swiss bank. But he could not show the source of this money. He could not give any acceptable information in this regard. The Directorate of Customs Intelligence and Investigation mentioned in the case that this matter needs to be investigated in depth.