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Dhaka 6-50 pm, 28-January, 2021

Government forms committee to investigate reserve heist

Sumel Sarker

Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin

Government forms committee to investigate reserve heist

15 March 2016, Nirapad News: The government today formed a three-member committee to investigate into the cyber heist involving over $100 million from its account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

“Former Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin will head the committee,” Finance Minister AMA Muhith told journalists today at his secretariat office.

The minister, however, did not name other members, but officials familiar with the process indicated that one of the rest two members would a finance ministry official while the other one would be an expert from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

The minister or the officials also did elaborate anything about the timeframe for the investigation.

An official, however, said the terms and time frame of the committee would be finalized later today when an official order would also be issued in this regard.

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