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Corruption: ACC seeks info on RMG owners from NRB, banks

  • Published at 07:21 pm January 31st, 2021
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File photo of the Anti Corruption Commission headquarters in Dhaka Sazzad Hossain/Bangla Tribune

Tk65,000 crore is being laundered from the country every year under the guise of imports and exports, according to research reports

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has sought information on several garment factory owners to investigate allegations of money laundering.

The commission recently sent letters to the National Board of Revenue (NBR) and several banks, seeking detailed information on the factory owners.

According to sources, about Tk65,000 crore is being laundered from the country every year under the guise of imports and exports. The information was revealed in reports by both domestic and foreign research institutes.

In light of the revelation, the ACC sent the letters asking for assistance investigating various irregularities, corruption, and money laundering.

A three-member investigation team, led by ACC Deputy Director Billa, is looking into the allegations. The other members are Assistant Director Ataul Kabir and Bazlur Rashid.

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