The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has submitted detailed information of the money launderers to the High Court (HC).
As per cases filed by ACC so far, around Tk2,500 crore has been laundered abroad, according to ACC's report, reported Somoy News.
A virtual high court bench of Justices Md Nazrul Islam Talukder and Ahmed Sohel on Thursday noon heard the matter.
Five organisations have submitted reports to the High Court on money laundering abroad. The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has told the High Court that information has been sought from Canada about money laundering.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed that after all the missions report on money laundering, the ministry will be submit those to the court immediately. ACC in their report said that as per their cases, so far Tk 2,500 crore has been laundered.
According to the CID, seven hackers smuggled money to Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Among them, Ismail Chowdhury Samrat and Enamul Haque Arman smuggled Tk 232.37 crore to Singapore, the agency said.
Earlier, HC asked ACC, the Bangladesh Bank governor, the national revenue board chairman and the Dhaka deputy commissioner to submit detailed information including the names and identities of the money launderers by 17 December.
The court also issued a ruling, asking government offices concerned why their inaction to curb money laundering should not be declared illegal.