bank loan scam

October 28, 2019
October 28, 2019

Bank scams: HC verdict on formation of commission Nov 3

The High Court will deliver its verdict on November 3 on the rule issued over the formation of a commission in order to look into the irregularities and corruption in the banking sector including giving out loans and waiving interest in the last two decades.

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

BB patronises big defaulters

The High Court yesterday observed that the country’s banking sector is no longer business-friendly, rather banks have become organisations of usurers.

March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019

Saving our ailing banking sector

Bangladesh's banking sector faces a number of major challenges including rising nonperforming loans, credit concentrations, poor

March 11, 2019
March 11, 2019

ACC files plea challenging Farmers Bank MD’s bail

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) challenges the February 13 order of a metropolitan magistrate that granted bail to former Farmers Bank Managing Director and CEO, Chowdhury Mustaque Ahmed in a case filed over embezzling Tk 29 crore from the bank.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

MPs blast Muhith for bank scams

​Opposition and some of the ruling party lawmakers in the parliament criticises Finance Minister AMA Muhith for not stating any measures in the proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19 against irregularities in the financial and banking sectors.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

Act tough against bank 'robbers'

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has finally demanded exemplary punishment of those who looted banks in recent times in the name of loans.

March 31, 2018
March 31, 2018

Desperate move to save pvt banks

The government will allow state agencies to deposit 50 percent of their funds to deposit in private banks, up from the existing ceiling of 25 percent, to tackle the liquidity crisis in the sector.

January 10, 2018
January 10, 2018

JP MP sued for Basic Bank loan scam

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sues Jatiya Party lawmaker Mahjabeen Morshed, her husband and five others for allegedly misappropriating around Tk 275crore of Basic Bank.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

The Moral Compass

The fact that the country's actual default loan amount - including that of written-off loans - in the country's banking sector has exceeded Taka 1 trillion mark for the first time, qualifies us to be one of the leaders of the corporate shame club.

September 21, 2015
September 21, 2015

BASIC Bank scam: ACC files 18 cases

Anti-Corruption Commission files a total of 18 cases with three police stations in Dhaka in connection with alleged irregularities and corruption at BASIC Bank.