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  • 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.

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    Land ministry official held on graft charge

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests an administration official of the Land Ministry on graft allegations.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia gets bail extension

    ACC to file statement against Khaleda’s bail Sunday

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will submit a concise statement to the Supreme Court on Sunday on its appeal against the bail order of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia.

  • 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.

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    It's based on 'fake news'

    The BNP yesterday alleged that the Anti-Corruption Commission began examining the bank accounts of its top leaders on the basis of fake reports by news portals run by the Awami League.

  • ACC launches probe against 9 top BNP leaders

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an inquiry into allegations of money laundering and amassing illegal wealth against nine senior leaders of the BNP.

  • ACC should bag all involved

    ACC, the anti-graft body, filed a police case against a former land acquisition officer at the deputy commissioner's office on January 17 for the embezzlement of Tk 5 crore. The ACC recovered Tk 92 lakh by raiding one of the accused's accomplices but this is only a fraction of the full amount.

  • Embezzlement of Public Money: Tk 92 lakh recovered

    His job was to ensure proper distribution of the compensation meant for land acquisition but he took it as an opportunity to make money.

  • Anti-graft body smells RHD rats

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has found a number of engineers and other officials of Roads and Highways Department building sub-standard roads to misappropriate public money.

  • ACC to go after big shots

    The Anti-Corruption Commission will catch some big names in corruption, said its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday.

  • ACC can't keep up

    A pervasive extent of corruption in the country is outsmarting the preventive measures taken by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC), said Iqbal Mahmood, chairman of the anti-graft watchdog.

  • Former chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque

    Laundering Tk 165 Crore: Ex-AB Bank chair held

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday arrested former chairman of AB Bank M Wahidul Haque along with a businessman and a senior banker in connection with a case filed over laundering of around Tk 165 crore between 2013 and 2014.

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    ACC has failed to prove graft allegations

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has failed to prove the allegations brought against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case, claimed Khaleda's senior counsel Jamir Uddin Sircar.

  • Big-project Graft: ACC offered to help govt, yet to get response

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has offered the government help in checking corruption in large projects, but it is yet to get any response, said ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday.

  • Tk 165cr AB Bank Scam: ACC finds links of businessman

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has found that businessman Saiful Haque was involved in the laundering of around Tk 165 crore from AB Bank between 2013 and 2014.

  • AB Bank Scam: Businessman fails to appear before ACC

    Saiful Haque, a businessman whose name came up during investigation into AB Bank's sensational money laundering, failed to appear before the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) for questioning without informing the graft watchdog.

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    Money laundering: ACC quizzes 6 AB Bank directors

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is quizzing six former and current directors of AB Bank and a businessman over a Tk 165 crore money laundering scam which took place in 2014.

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    ACC summons ex-chair, MD of AB Bank

    The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned AB Bank's immediate past chairman M Wahidul Haque and a former managing director today for interrogation over allegations of laundering Tk 165 crore to the United Arab Emirates.

  • ACC recommends 8 steps to stop coaching business

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) recommends conducting investigation into illegal earning of wealth by teachers, cancelling the MCQ question pattern and forming monitoring teams to stop the coaching business.

  • Question leaks failure of state machinery

    During their academic life, teenagers are introduced to perhaps their first form of corruption through question paper leaks. This is a failure of the state machinery, graft watchdog Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), said.

  • ACC to go after big names next year

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is likely to bring the high profile corrupt individuals to book next year, said its Chairman Iqbal Mahmood yesterday.

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    Another Basic Bank loan scam case lodged

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) files yet another case over Basic Bank loan scam, the latest in connection to a spate of scams that rattled the banking sector.

  • Basic Bank Scam: ACC to quiz Bacchu, 10 ex-directors

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday summoned former BASIC Bank chairman Sheikh Abdul Hye Bacchu and 10 former directors of the bank to its office for interrogation in scam cases involving about Tk 4,500 crore.

  • HC on Basic Bank Scam: ACC lacks neutrality in probe

    The High Court yesterday severely rebuked the Anti-Corruption Commission for foot dragging and showing weaknesses in investigating cases over the BASIC Bank loan scam. The commission lacks neutrality, transparency and competence in dealing with the cases, the court said, adding that the ACC is applying the “pick and choose” policy as "it keeps detaining and releasing people in connection with the cases".

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    TIB on ACC Hearings: 3 out of 4 complaints unsolved

    About three-quarters of the complaints against 12 public service-oriented institutions filed during Anti-Corruption Commission's mass hearings have not been disposed of, a Transparency International Bangladesh report revealed yesterday.

  • Explain Tk 2cr wealth: ACC to meter reader

    The Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday issued a notice upon a meter reader of Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) asking

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    SP, wife have FDRs worth Tk 8.36cr

    Subhash Chandra Saha was promoted to the post of Superintendent of Police (SP) of Faridpur, 11 years after passing his BCS exams.

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    ACC official suspended on graft charge

    Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) suspends its assistant director on charges of acquiring wealth illegally and concealing information sources of income.

  • Back to 'rat theory'

    Over three months after the Anti-Corruption Commission sued 61 people for mismanagement and corruption in the construction of

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    Anti-graft Drive: ACC now has armed cops

    Twenty armed police members were attached to the Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday to facilitate smooth execution of anti-graft drives.