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ACC to investigate three Islamic banks over loan scams 

| Updated: December 07, 2022 21:05:25

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The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has officially decided to investigate the alleged corruption of three Islamic banks against allegations of misappropriating Tk 340 billion. 

In response to a question from journalists, the Secretary of the Commission Md. Mahbub Hossain said in a media briefing that they would start working soon. 

The three banks are- Islami Bank, Social Islami Bank and First Security Islami Bank, reports UNB. 

Mahbub said that a decision was taken from the ACC to investigate alleged irregularities involving loans of three banks that operate based on Islamic Sharia. After appointing the inquiry officer, he will start the proceedings. 

According to another official, the process of forming a team of three members under the leadership of the Deputy Director of ACC is underway.  

On December 1, five lawyers wrote to ACC and BFIU, asking for an investigation by attaching the reports published in three national dailies on the scam involving three banks. 

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