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BFIU seeks info on bank accounts of Dr Yunus

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 25 January, 2022 12:00 AM
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Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) has directed all the commercial banks to provide detail of accounts of noble laureate economist Prof Muhammad Yunus.

“That is a routine check, nothing else,” Masud Biswas, head of BFIU, told the Daily Sun on Monday.

BFIU, the central agency for analyzing suspicious transaction in financial sector, sent a letter to the commercial banks on Thursday last.

In the letter, the agency also sought credit card information of the economist. The banks have to provide information by today.

of Grameen Bank since its inception in 1983. The economist was awarded with Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for improving the living standards of rural people through micro-credit activities.