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  • Former chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque

    Laundering Tk 165 Crore: Ex-AB Bank chair held

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested former chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque along with a businessman and a senior banker in connection with a case filed over laundering of around Tk 165 crore between 2013 and 2014.

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    ACC has failed to prove graft allegations

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has failed to prove the allegations brought against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case, claimed Khaleda's senior counsel Jamir Uddin Sircar.

  • Big-project Graft: ACC offered to help govt, yet to get response

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has offered the government help in checking corruption in large projects, but it is yet to get any response, said ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday.

  • Tk 165cr AB Bank Scam: ACC finds links of businessman

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has found that businessman Saiful Haque was involved in the laundering of around Tk 165 crore from AB Bank between 2013 and 2014.

  • AB Bank Scam: Businessman fails to appear before ACC

    Saiful Haque, a businessman whose name came up during investigation into AB Bank's sensational money laundering, failed to appear before the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for questioning without informing the graft watchdog.

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    Money laundering: ACC quizzes 6 AB Bank directors

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing six former and current directors of AB Bank and a businessman over a Tk 165 crore money laundering scam which took place in 2014.

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    ACC summons ex-chair, MD of AB Bank

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned AB Bank's immediate past chairman M Wahidul Haque and a former managing director today for interrogation over allegations of laundering Tk 165 crore to the United Arab Emirates.

  • ACC recommends 8 steps to stop coaching business

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) recommends conducting investigation into illegal earning of wealth by teachers, cancelling the MCQ question pattern and forming monitoring teams to stop the coaching business.

  • Question leaks failure of state machinery

    During their academic life, teenagers are introduced to perhaps their first form of corruption through question paper leaks. This is a failure of the state machinery, graft watchdog Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), said.

  • ACC to go after big names next year

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is likely to bring the high profile corrupt individuals to book next year, said its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday.

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    Another Basic Bank loan scam case lodged

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) files yet another case over Basic Bank loan scam, the latest in connection to a spate of scams that rattled the banking sector.

  • Basic Bank Scam: ACC to quiz Bacchu, 10 ex-directors

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday summoned former BASIC Bank chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu and 10 former directors of the bank to its office for interrogation in scam cases involving about Tk 4,500 crore.

  • HC on Basic Bank Scam: ACC lacks neutrality in probe

    The High Court yesterday severely rebuked the Anti-Corruption Commission for foot dragging and showing weaknesses in investigating cases over the BASIC Bank loan scam. The commission lacks neutrality, transparency and competence in dealing with the cases, the court said, adding that the ACC is applying the “pick and choose” policy as "it keeps detaining and releasing people in connection with the cases".

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    TIB on ACC Hearings: 3 out of 4 complaints unsolved

    About three-quarters of the complaints against 12 public service-oriented institutions filed during Anti-Corruption Commission's mass hearings have not been disposed of, a Transparency International Bangladesh report revealed yesterday.

  • Explain Tk 2cr wealth: ACC to meter reader

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday issued a notice upon a meter reader of Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) asking

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    SP, wife have FDRs worth Tk 8.36cr

    Subhash Chandra Saha was promoted to the post of Superintendent of Police (SP) of Faridpur, 11 years after passing his BCS exams.

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    ACC official suspended on graft charge

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) suspends its assistant director on charges of acquiring wealth illegally and concealing information sources of income.

  • Back to 'rat theory'

    Over three months after the Anti-Corruption Commission sued 61 people for mismanagement and corruption in the construction of

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    Anti-graft Drive: ACC now has armed cops

    Twenty armed police members were attached to the Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday to facilitate smooth execution of anti-graft drives.

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    ACC registers 165 grab allegations against LGD, education officials

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has registered the highest number of graft allegations against the officials and public representatives of local government division through its newly launched hotline service.

  • Haor Dam Graft Case: Jubo League leader held at airport

    The Anti-Corruption Commission arrested contractor and Jubo League leader Khairul Huda in a case filed over corruption and

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    Gafargaon education officer caught red-handed while taking bribe

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) claims to have caught an education official red-handed while taking bribe in Gafargaon upazila of Mymensingh.

  • Missions Abroad: ACC moves to probe passport fee 'scam'

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday formed a three-member committee to investigate alleged misappropriation of Tk 3,786 crore received in passport and visa processing fees by 65 Bangladesh missions abroad.

  • Tk 325cr Embezzlement: ACC to charge Aslam Chy, 3 others

    The Anti-Corruption Commission is going to press charges against BNP Joint Secretary General Aslam Chowdhury and three others for misappropriation of about Tk 325 crore from AB Bank in Chittagong between 2011 and 2013, ACC officials said

  • Customs recommends ACC to sue Moosa

    Customs Intelligence recommends the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to file case against controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher for bringing a luxury car showing fake papers.

  • NBR official held in Chittagong over graft case

    The Anti-Corruption Commission arrests an official of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) from Chittagong for amassing wealth illegally and concealing wealth statement.

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    ACC arrests 25 in graft cases

    Anti-Corruption Commission arrests twenty five people from different parts of the country in separate graft cases.

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    Ex-Rajuk official held for Tk 1 crore graft

    Anti-Corruption Commission arrests a “suspended” official of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha for amassing about Tk 1.18 crore illegally.

  • Police get back power to probe

    Parliament yesterday passed the Anti-Corruption Commission (amendment) Bill-2016, empowering the police to investigate some fraud and forgery charges which were previously dealt with by the ACC.

  • ACC quizzes 5 more Janata Bank officials as witnesses

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday interrogated five more senior officials of Janata Bank as witnesses in a graft case filed over Tk 250 crore loan scam.