Moosa asked to submit wealth report
20 May 2015, Nirapad News: Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday sent a notice to businessperson Moosa Bin Shamser’s manpower export office ‘DATCO’ asking him to submit his moveable and immoveable property report within seven working days.
Confirming the matter, ACC high level sources told that the notice was received on behalf of Moosa.
On May 5, the anti-graft body of the state approved the proposal to issue a notice from a regular meeting that was presided over by ACC chairman Badiuzzaman.
ACC dug out information of five billion USD after they started inquiry about Moosa bin Shamsher’s ‘seven billion dollars’ kept in a Swiss bank.
Much-talked-about business tycoon Moosa, during ACC quiz, admitted his ownership of another five billion dollars kept in his personal account of a Swiss bank.
Moosa told ACC that there is around 12 billion USD, equivalent to over Bangladeshi Tk 93,000-crore, instead of seven billion dollars in his personal account with Swiss bank.
Moosa also informed ACC that he earned the whole sum of money through legal ways and the money was not sent from Bangladesh.
ACC deputy director Mir M Zainul Abedin Shibli was trying to unearth information about the amount of Moosa’s wealth.
Meanwhile, Moosa admitted that he has 1,200-bigha land in Savar, outskirt of Dhaka.
Moosa is known in the world media as ‘Prince Moosa’ for leading a luxurious life. The international news media know him as an arms trader. According to the Forbes magazine, he has been branded as one of the leading ten arms traders of 2014.
Born on October 15 of 1950 in Faridpur, Moosa started his business career through his manpower export company ‘DATCO’.
According to DATCO sources, Moosa is now fully involved in his manpower business and passing his time either at his office or at his residence ‘The Palace’ on Road no. 84 of Gulshan in city.