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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

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

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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

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