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ACC seeks account info of 400 individuals frozen by BB

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Staff Reporter  :
The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sent a letter to the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) of the Bangladesh Bank (BB) seeking accounts information of 400 individuals, whose accounts were earlier frozen by the central bank.
"The letter, signed by ACC Director General (DG) (special investigation unit) Sayeed Mahbub Khan, has been sent to the general manager of BFIU," ACC Public Relations Officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told The New Nation on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, ACC DG Sayeed said: "The ACC has requested the BFIU, in a letter to provide the details of bank accounts and actual financial transaction of more than 400 individuals whose accounts were frozen by BFIU."
"We have requested BFIU to provide us with the information on an emergency basis," he added.
The BFIU froze the accounts as part of the government's ongoing drive against illegal casino businesses, gambling and corruption.

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