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Former Bangladesh Bank chief blames global system for theft

Swift says it has seen other such attempts to steal money from the worldwide money transfer system

Mr Rahman disputes the notion that the bank's digital security was lax.


THE former governor of Bangladesh's central bank, from which US$81 million was stolen in February, said that flaws in the global money transfer system - and not any misstep by him - are to blame for the brazen heist.

In an interview this week at his home in a well-to-do