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ACC sues five including two Bank Asia officials for embezzling Tk 120m

| Updated: August 05, 2021 17:28:41


ACC sues five including two Bank Asia officials for embezzling Tk 120m

The Anti-Corruption Commission has filed a case against five people, including two officials of Bank Asia, for embezzling nearly Tk 120 million from clients.

ACC Assistant Director Fazlul Bari of its integrated district office Chattogram-1, lodged the case on Wednesday, said the agency’s spokesman Muhammad Arif Sadeq, reports bdnews24.com.

The accused have been identified as Ehtesham Uddin Jahan Ansari, senior officer of Bank Asia Chattogram MCB Sheikh Mujib Road branch, Iftekhar Uddin Ahmed, first assistant vice president of the same branch, Islah Uddin Jahan Ansari, owner of P&R Traders, Emdadul Hasan, owner of Ridge Marine Enterprise, and Tarekuzzaman, owner of Seven Seas BD.

As per the allegations, the men through 122 transactions embezzled the money from export proceedings, remittances, foreign bank guarantee confirmation charges, unused foreign bank guarantee claim settlements, additional LC payments, and dormant FC account, and transferred it to three accounts.

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