money laundering

S Alam's offshore wealth / SC voids HC suo moto rule

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court today discharged the High Court Division’s suo moto rule that had ordered an investigation into S Alam Group’s wealth abroad

Development strategies: What worked before will not in the future

Bangladesh must embrace change for a sustainable development

Will easy-money scams continue to haunt us?

Online vigilance a must to protect citizens plagued by poverty and desperation

Time to be tough on scam-hit NBFIs

Authorities must improve monitoring to keep the sector in check

Rising inequality will be our doom

BBS survey reveals alarming picture of wealth concentration by the rich

International Anti-Corruption Day / Corruption, zero-sum politics and democratic decline

Governments that score low in corruption indexes are more prone to use force and violence to control and suppress dissensions and protests.

Is there a way to build a corruption-free society?

The precondition for building a corruption-free state is building a corruption-free society.

Who buys property abroad, and who pays for it?

These cases of illegal property purchase abroad are not the main acts of corruption – these are the symptoms.

One PK Halder down, how many more to go?

We must rectify the system that protects money launderers

September 27, 2023
September 27, 2023

Nearly 11,000 Bangladeshi firms members of Dubai chamber

The number of new Bangladeshi companies joining the Dubai Chamber of Commerce has surged 47 percent year-on-year to 1,044 in the first half of this year, said the chamber. .With the latest addition, the total number of Bangladeshi firms registered as members of the Dubai chamber rose to 1

September 27, 2023
September 27, 2023

47% year on year rise in Bangladeshi companies joining Dubai Chamber

The number of new Bangladeshi companies joining the Dubai Chamber of Commerce has surged 47 percent year on year to 1,044 in the first half of this year, said the chamber

September 15, 2023
September 15, 2023

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Our new CJ Obaidul Hassan's call to fight graft is urgent, crucial and enthusing

We congratulate the chief justice for his forthright identification of one of the main issues of concern for Bangladesh’s future: corruption.

September 11, 2023
September 11, 2023

Bangladesh has many ways to tackle money laundering

Sadly, the country does not seem to be effectively using any of the tools to recover laundered money.

September 5, 2023
September 5, 2023

When exporters launder crores

In what seems like a story straight out of a Netflix crime drama, a whopping Tk 821 crore has been laundered out of Bangladesh

September 5, 2023
September 5, 2023

Tk 821 crore laundered in name of export

In one of the biggest money laundering scams unearthed so far in the country, customs authorities have found that 33 readymade garment factories and buying houses laundered at least Tk 821 crore over the last six years.

August 21, 2023
August 21, 2023

Probe into offshore business: S Alam Group seeks stay on HC order

A petition has been filed with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court seeking stay on a High Court order that asked the authorities concerned to probe allegations against the owner of S Alam Group of amassing huge amounts of properties abroad without Bangladesh Bank's permission

August 19, 2023
August 19, 2023

S$1B Laundering Case: 11 more assets in S’pore linked to suspects

Eleven more properties were issued with prohibition of disposal orders in the billion-dollar anti-money laundering case involving foreigners from Fujian, said the Singapore police yesterday.

August 17, 2023
August 17, 2023

Singapore money laundering crackdown: Who are the 10 foreigners arrested?

Ten people were charged yesterday after police conducted simultaneous raids across Singapore as part of an investigation into money laundering and forgery offences

August 16, 2023
August 16, 2023

S Alam seeks to become party to HC order

S Alam Group on Monday submitted two petitions, one seeking to be made a party to a probe ordered by the High Court, and the other seeking a retraction of the probe and a gag order on media

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