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    ACC notices: HC bench refuses to hear Amir Khasru’s plea

    A High Court bench refuses to hear a writ petition filed by BNP leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury challenging the Anti-Corruption Commission's (ACC) notices that asked him to appear before it for interrogation over graft allegations.

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    Shocking swindling by shoe exporter

    “Oh my God! Incredulous!” was the expression of a banking expert as he leafed through the Bangladesh Bank probe report. Page after page of it explains in painstaking details how a Bangladeshi business entity allegedly skimmed at least Tk 765 crore in the name of exports from the state-owned Janata Bank and the BB from January 2017 to February this year.

  • 'Money Laundering': ACC seeks to bar Falu from leaving country

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has asked the Special Branch of Police (SB) to take steps to prevent BNP leader Mosaddak Ali Falu and eight others from leaving the country over allegations of money laundering and illegal offshore investments.

  • Ex-BASIC Bank chairman Bacchu

    ACC Probe into BASIC Bank Cases: Indecision on Bacchu holds back progress

    The ongoing investigation into the BASIC Bank loan scam cases by the Anti-Corruption Commission has slowed down on the question whether the bank's former chairman Abdul Hye Bacchu will be made accused.

  • Anti-Corruption Commission probe money laundering allegations against SK Sinha's Brother

    ACC questions Whip Atiur Rahman

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) yesterday quizzed ruling Awami League lawmaker and Jatiya Sangsad Whip Atiur Rahman Atik on charges of amassing illegal wealth.

  • Corruption a big concern

    The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (UNCESCR) has expressed concern over the pervasiveness of

  • ACC seeks 8 BNP leaders' account info

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has sought account statements and transaction details of the eight BNP leaders from banks.

  • Ex-FBCCI president AK Azad

    ACC summons ex-FBCCI president AK Azad over ‘graft’

    Anti-Corruption Commission summons the former president of FBCCI, AK Azad, at its office for quizzing over allegations of illegally amassing wealth.

  • Khaleda Zia gets High Court bail

    Appeal against Khaleda’s bail goes to full bench

    The appeal against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s bail, in Zia Orphanage Trust graft case, is forwarded to a full bench hearing slated for tomorrow.

  • Bangladesh Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Iqbal Mahmood

    ‘ACC will catch big fishes, in time’

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will catch big corrupts in time, its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood says while taking an oath to stomp out graft in Bangladesh. “In a war, you don't always advance. For strategy, you often have to retreat...we're preparing traps. Soon you will see many corrupt people are caught,” he said.

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    United Hospital sued for dodging Tk 21cr tax

    United Hospital Limited is sued for tax dodging worth Tk 21 crore.

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    Coaching business: ACC issues letter against 97 teachers

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) issues a letter to the cabinet division for taking action against 97 teachers of various prestigious educational institutions for their alleged involvement in coaching business.

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    Graft: South Delta executive director held

    Anti-Corruption Commission officials arrest South Delta Shipping and Trading Ltd’s Executive Director Moshiur Rahman Khan in Bogra for misappropriation of around 3889.55 metric ton fertiliser.

  • Flash flood: 2 held, 61 sued over graft in haors

    A government official is among two held as 61 persons have been sued in Sunamganj for their negligence and irregularities in construction of embankments that collapsed causing the flash flood in haor regions earlier in April.

  • Conviction rate in ACC cases now 70%: ACC chief

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood claims that the conviction rate in graft cases filed by the ACC reaches 70 percent in the last five months.

  • Bureaucracy a main problem: ACC chief

    Even after the willingness of the government, good works could not be done thanks to sluggishness in bureaucracy, Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmud says.

  • ‘ACC to take action against drug peddlers on getting list’

    Anti-Corruption Commission’s chairman Iqbal Mahmud asks the Department of Narcotics Control (DNC) to submit within a month an updated list of drug peddlers with accurate addresses.

  • Graft case: Arrest order for Comilla city mayor

    A Dhaka court issues arrest warrant against newly elected Comilla City Corporation Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku in a corruption case filed by the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC).

  • Money laundering: Destiny MD, 50 others indicted

    A Dhaka court frames charges against 51 people including Destiny Group Managing Director Rafiqul Amin in connection with two money laundering cases.

  • ACC detains 8 for abusing power

    The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests eight persons including two employees of the Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) for their alleged involvement in committing corruptions by abusing power.

  • Khaleda appeals to SC for staying graft trial

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia files two separate appeals with the Supreme Court for staying the trial proceedings of Zia Charitable Trust corruption case against her.

  • ACC sues Khoka for illegally allocate shops

    Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) files a case against former Dhaka City Corporation Mayor Sadeque Hossain Khoka for allocating 138 shops of 10 markets illegally.

  • Engineer, ex-civil surgeon among 4 held

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests four persons including an engineer, a banker and a former civil surgeon in three separate cases filed for misappropriating about Tk 11.26 crore at different times.

  • Everyone not angels in Judiciary: CJ

    Corruption prevails everywhere across the country and judiciary is nothing different, Chief Justice SK Sinha says.

  • Abbas to walk out of jail

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court verdict that granted bail to BNP leader Mirza Abbas in a corruption case, clearing the way for his release from jail.

  • We can do better

    According to the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2015 released by Transparency International (TI) on January 27, 2016, Bangladesh has scored 25 in a scale of 100, same as last year and two points less than 2013.

  • Noman’s graft trial to continue, SC rules

    The appellate division upholds a High Court verdict that cleared way for a lower court to run trial against BNP leader Abdullah Al Noman in a graft case.

  • Moosa Bin Shamsher suffering from ‘death phobia’

    Citing his “fear of death” and health issues, controversial business tycoon Moosa Bin Shamsher seeks to postpone his interrogation by the Anti-Corruption Commission for two to three months.

  • Khaleda ‘to skip’ Niko graft hearing tomorrow

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is unlikely to appear before a Dhaka court tomorrow which is set to hear the charge framing of Niko corruption case.

  • Khaleda ‘to skip’ tomorrow’s graft hearing

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will likely be skipping tomorrow’s graft hearing of Zia Charitable and Zia Orphanage Trust cases for “illness”.

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