Bangladesh to publish report on cyber heist probe Thursday   
September 18th, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Bangladesh to publish report on cyber heist probe Thursday   

Dhaka – Bangladesh will make public Thursday the probe report on the biggest ever cyber heist of its central bank with New York Federal Reserve, a senior minister said on Sunday.

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said the report will be made available online on September 22 so people can have easy access to the document.

The head of the three-member investigation committee Muhammad Farashuddin submitted the probe report on the central bank’s reserve heist to the finance minister on May 30.

The probe report of would be posted on the Banking Division’s website, said a senior officer of the ministry.

The Finance Minister earlier said the report would be out before his scheduled departure for Washington on September 24 to attend the World Bank Group annual meeting.

The minister, however, will also be visiting Saudi Arabia, the Netherlands and United Kingdom before going to the United States.

The cyber criminals tried to steal over $1 billion from BB`s account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on February 1.

The criminals transferred $81 million to four accounts at Manila`s Rizal Commercial Banking Corp, which was then laundered through the city`s casinos.

Bangladesh has been trying to bring back the money from the Philippines.