Oct 13, 2017

3 more to be arrested over Taiwan bank incident Featured

The CID is to arrest three more suspects in connection with the stealing of money by hacking into the database of a Taiwan bank.

One of them, Bandula Weerawardena is said to be a racketeer residing in Britain, and had acted as the middleman in this financial crime.

The others are Indian nationals.

Of the 2.1 million US dollars stolen from Far Eastern Bank, 1.1 million USD had been transferred to banks in Sri Lanka, USA and Cambodia.

Former Litro Gas chairman Shalila Munasinghe and another suspect are in remand custody over the incident.