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BB HEIST PROBE

CID fails to submit report in three years

Court Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Feb 11,2019 | Updated: 01:23, Feb 11,2019

 
 

The Criminal Investigation Department has once again failed to submit the probe report on $81 million heisted reserve from the Bangladesh Banks accounts in the New York Federal Reserve three years ago.
A Dhaka court has set March 13 as the new date for submission of the report.
With this latest development, the deadline for submission of the report has been extended 29 times.
Dhaka metropolitan magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury set the new date after CID additional superintendent Raihan Uddin Khan, also investigation officer of the case, failed to submit the report on Sunday.
Hackers committed the largest heist in modern banking history when they stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account in February, 2016.
Bangladesh Bank Accounts and Budgeting Department joint director Jubair Bin Huda filed a case regarding the incident with Motijheel police station on March 15, 2016.
On January 31, BB filed another case in New York against a Philippine bank to recover stolen fund by unidentified hackers.
In its complaint, BB accused Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation and dozens
other, including several top executives of involvement in a ‘massive’ and
‘intricately planned’ multi-year conspiracy to steal its money.

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