The former Prime Minister of Bangladesh and opposition leader who was sentenced to five years in prison for stealing from an orphanage trust was granted on Monday a four months bail, according to her lawyer.
By Haroon Janjua
A court in Dhaka sent on Thursday the former Prime Minister of Bangladesh and opposition leader to prison for five years for stealing from an orphanage trust.
A Bangladeshi court has sentenced the owner of a nine-story building that collapsed in 2013 killing 1,100 people to three years in prison for corruption.
U.S. Federal prosecutors are investigating North Korea’s role in the attempted theft of nearly US$ 1 billion from the Central Bank of Bangladesh in February 2016.
The global cooperative SWIFT that transfers billions of dollars each day has experienced “a number of recent cyber incidents”, it said yesterday in a notice seen by Reuters.
Cybercriminals managed to steal around US$ 80 million from the accounts of Bangladesh’s central bank last month, but a spelling mistake prevented them from taking nearly US$ 1 billion, according to the Guardian.
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