Alexa BB reserve heist case report Jan 23

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BB reserve heist case report Jan 23

 Staff Correspondent

 Published: 05:06 PM, 23 December 2019   Updated: 08:42 PM, 23 December 2019

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A Dhaka court on Monday has fixed January 23 for submitting an investigation report of the case filed against stolen of reserve of Bangladesh Bank.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jasim issued the order on the date of submitting the investigation report of the case.

Motaleb Hossain, Sub-inspector of the Motijheel Police Station, confirmed the matter to Daily Bangladesh.

On February 5, 2016, hackers broke into Bangladesh Bank’s systems and generated 70 fake payment orders for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to draw about $1.94 billion.

In that case, on March 15, 2016, the Bangladesh Bank filed a case in connection with last month’s heist of $101 million from its account with the Fed.

The case was filed with the Motijheel Police Station against anonymous under the anti-money laundering law and the Information Technology Act.