Litro Gas chairman arrested over hacking of Taiwanese bank

Litro Gas chairman Shalila Moonesinghe has been arrested over the hacking of a Taiwanese bank.Moonesinghe was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) after US$1.1 million from the Far Eastern International Bank in Taiwan was found in his personal bank account. Two suspects were arrested last week in Sri Lanka when they tried to withdraw the money, and police were looking for a third person. Far Eastern International Bank was hacked by means of a computer virus and some US$60 million was wired to the accounts of the suspects at a Sri Lanka bank. Litro Gas is a government owned gas company. (Colombo Gazette)

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