Govt recovers $34.63m BB stolen money

Dhaka,  Wed,  23 August 2017
Published : 20 Jun 2017, 17:40:52 | Updated : 20 Jun 2017, 18:13:11

Govt recovers $34.63m BB stolen money

Govt recovers $34.63m BB stolen money
The government has so far recovered US $34.63 million against the US $101 million Bangladesh Bank reserve money stolen from New York Fed in early 2016.

February of Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Tuesday said.

“Around US $20 million which were first sent to Sri Lanka returned to Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) in New York. On the other hand, US $14.63 million sent to the Philippines were deposited to the Bangladesh Bank account of the FRB, New York," Finance Minister AMA Muhith said in reply to a query from Mohammad Abdullah (Lakshmipur-4) in the Jatiya Sangsad on Tuesday.

The minister, however, told the JS that the rest of US $66.37 million reserve is to be recovered. source – BSS

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