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Probe report will be published after recovery of Bangladesh Bank heist money: Muhith

Sun Online Desk     16th January, 2017 08:06:43 printer

Probe report will be published after recovery of Bangladesh Bank heist money: Muhith

The Finance Minister Abul Mal Abdul Muhith on Monday said that the probe report on US $101 million cyber heist form Bangladesh treasury account with New York Federal Reserve Bank will be made public after smooth recovery process of the heist money.

 

The minister made the statement while responding to a question from a reporter at the secretariat in the capital.

 

The Finance Minister was talking with journalists after several meetings, including World Bank team led by Finance and Markets Global Practice Director of the World Bank Group Sebastain-A Molineus.

 

Dr Mohammad Farasuddin led three-member investigation committee, formed by Finance Ministry submitted its interim report on April 20.

 

Later, on May 30, after 40 days, it submitted the full and final report to the Finance Minister.

 

AMA Muhith was set to release the full probe report on September 22, but on September 21 he said the report would not be published for the sake of getting back the money.

 

The cyber heist of $101 million from the Bangladesh treasury account with US Federal Reserve Bank in New York in the first week of February was first disclosed by a news portal of the Philippines on March 5.

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