List of 69 involed in money laundering abroad in HC...

List of 69 involed in money laundering abroad in HC

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:04 PM, 26 January 2022   Updated: 09:36 PM, 26 January 2022

High Court; File Photo

High Court; File Photo

The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has submitted a list of 69 people involved in money laundering abroad from Bangladesh to the High Court.

The list was submitted on Wednesday afternoon. It was mentioned that there are names of 26 Bangladeshis in “Paradise Papers”.

The list of Paradise Papers includes two sons of BNP leader Abdul Awal Mintu and managing director of Baraka Patenga Power Limited Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury.

According to BFIU, out of 69 people who smuggled money from Bangladesh, 10 have been reported by foreign intelligence agencies.

Earlier, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the police had provided information against 12 individuals and an organization for smuggling Tk 310,80,14,748 abroad.

The CID had submitted their reports on the money laundered from various banks in the country and abroad, especially swiss banks, including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Dubai and the UAE. This information was given to the High Court on October 17. Later, BFIU and ACC took more time. Following this, BFIU submitted a list of 69 people to the High Court on Wednesday.

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