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Bangladesh Bank heist: CID fails to submit probe report again

  • Published at 03:01 pm February 10th, 2019
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The Bangladesh Bank building at Motijheel Mehedi Hasan/ Dhaka Tribune

Hackers pulled off the largest heist in modern banking history when they stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February, 2016

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has once again failed to submit the probe report in the $81 million Bangladesh Bank heist. A Dhaka court has set March 13 as the new date for submission of the probe report.  

With this latest development, the deadline for submission of the probe report has been extended 29 times.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Sadbir Yasir Ahsan Chowdhury set the new date after CID Additional Superintendent Md Raihan Uddin Khan, also investigation officer of the case, failed to submit the probe report on Sunday. 

Hackers pulled off the largest heist in modern banking history when they stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in February, 2016.

Bangladesh Bank Accounts and Budgeting Department Joint Director Jubair Bin Huda filed a case regarding the incident with Motijheel police station on March 15, 2016.