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Founding Team

Sumon Ahmed

Founder & Director

Sumon Ahmed is the Director & Founding Editor of Rumor Scanner & he is the Managing Director of RSB Media & Research. He is Certified in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) 2018, Bentley Training and Consultancy (Bentac), United Kingdom. Also Cyber Forensic Investigator (CFI) 2019, CertNexus, Malaysia.

Md. Sakiuzzaman

Co-founder

Md Sakiuzzaman is the Co-Founder of Rumor Scanner & 'COO' of RSB Media & Research. He has completed his Diploma-In-Engineering & currently studying for B.Sc Engineering from a private university.

Zawad Bin Hafiz

CTO

Zawad Bin Hafiz is the CTO of Rumor Scanner. He is a web security researcher and hobbyist programmer & he got listed in the Facebook Hall of Fame (the Year 2020). He is Certified in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) 2018, Bentley Training and Consultancy (Bentac), United Kingdom. Also Cyber Forensic Investigator (CFI) 2019, CertNexus, Malaysia.

Operations Team

Sajjad H. Chowdhury

Head of Operations

Sajjad Hossain Chowdhury is Our Operations Lead and Senior Fact Checker. He creates feature and analytical reports on topics of interest as assigned. He supports the editorial staff in coordinating the task of data research and inquiry. He is also involved in the daily factcheck report editing. He enjoys fighting fake and manufactured news. He has written for various national newspapers. He has three years of expertise in content writing. He graduated and postgraduated from Comilla University.

Sayeem Hasan

Head Researcher

Sayeem Hasan is the Head Researcher at Rumor Scanner and he leads the fact-checking researchers. He gathers the data and verifies them and guides fact-checkers to complete a fact-checking report. He's currently doing his BBA from National University.

Kawsar Ahmad

Technical Lead

Kawsar Ahmad is the Technical Lead of Rumor Scanner. Besides, he is working as a Marketing Manager of RSB Media & Research. He works to create social awareness against rumors and misleading information spread at different times through social media. He has completed his graduation from National University, Bangladesh.

Nayon Moni

Technical Assistant

Nayon Moni is a Technical Assistant at Rumor Scanner. He helps collect claims and save sources and rumors. His job includes watching social media to find claims. He also has experience in writing feature articles.

Fact-Check Team

Shohanur Rahman

Senior Fact-Checker

Shohanur Rahman is the Senior Fact-Checker at Rumor Scanner. He enjoys debunking fake news, propaganda, and analyzing misinformation/disinformation. With OSINT skills, critical analysis ability, and a keen investigative mind, he is passionate about fact-checking. He has completed his Diploma in Engineering from Rangpur Polytechnic Institute, Rangpur, and is currently pursuing a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from a private university.

Tanvir Mahatab Abir

Senior Fact-Checker

Tanvir Mahatab Abir is a senior Fact checker of Rumor Scanner. He has completed his BSc from the Department of Environmental Science & Disaster Management, NSTU. He has previous experiences in feature writing.

M. M. Hashmi Sarker

Fact-Checker

M. M. Hashmi Sarker is a fourth-year student pursuing a BSS degree in Mass Communication and Journalism at Comilla University. With a passion for journalism spanning four years, Hashmi Sarker is a skilled journalist and digital storyteller known for excellent communication abilities. Starting with MCJ News, the departmental news media, Hashmi Sarker joined The Business Standard as a multimedia reporter in May 2022. Currently, Hashmi Sarker is working as a Fact-Checker at Rumor Scanner.

Imtiaz Hasan Rifat

Fact-Checker

Imtiaz Hasan Rifat is engaged in studies within the Department of Mass Communication and Journalism at Comilla University. His professional endeavors include serving as a campus correspondent for multiple national media organizations.

Oafa Akter Remo

Fact-Checker

Oafa Akter Remo is pursuing a BSS degree in Mass Communication and Journalism at Comilla University. Her professional journey includes a fellowship in the field of media development with DW Akademie Asia and a stint as a voice artist within the broadcasting sector. She has honed her interviewing skills through practical experiences, including conducting interviews with young feminists, and has developed expertise in mobile journalism and feature writing. Her skills were further enhanced by a workshop on the art and science of interviewing led by esteemed journalist Khalid Mohiuddin. As an avid debater, she is actively involved in the Comilla University Debating Society and has participated in two national debate competitions.

Tasin Nur Rahim

Fact-Checker

Tasin Nur Rahim is a Fact Checker at Rumor Scanner. He is studying at Faculty of Fisheries in Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science & Technology University (HSTU). Despite of being from a different academic background he has instancy in Journalism and Fact Checking. Afore, the tone came from his early college days. He holds previous experience of Feature Writing.

Mehedi Hassan Akash

Fact-Checker

Mehdi Hasan Akash is a fourth year student pursuing a BSS degree in Mass Communication and Journalism at Rajshahi University. In addition to studies, he has 3 years of campus journalism experience and has worked in diverse workplaces. he also has more than one years of experience working as a content writer in Bangladesh's popular OTT platform Chorki  Also worked as an intern in the Communication Department of the Youth School for Social Entrepreneur.

Social Media Team

Nahid Hasan

Graphics Designer

Nahid Hasan is the lead graphics designer of Rumor Scanner and RSB Media & Research. He has three years of graphics designing experience with many local client's individual projects.