Probe report on reserve heist soon: CID Chief

25 November 2022

Staff Reporter :
Police's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has sought information from 3-4 countries regarding the theft of Bangladesh Bank's reserves. And the chargesheet will be filed soon after information is received from those countries, said CID Chief and Additional Inspector General of Police Mohammad Ali Mia. The CID chief said this while addressing a press conference at the CID headquarters in the capital's Malibagh on Thursday noon.
He said, "Seeking information, we have written letters to three-four countries that are linked to the theft of reserves. If we get information from there, we will submit the report as soon as possible."
As the matter is sensitive and other countries are involved, the investigation is taking some time, he added.
On 4 February 2016, hackers stole $101 million from the Bangladesh Bank's accounts with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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