LITRO Gas chairman Shalila Moonesinghe arrested over hacked funds of Taiwan bank

LITRO Gas chairman Shalila Moonesinghe arrested over hacked funds of Taiwan bank

LITRO Gas chairman Shalila Moonesinghe arrested over hacked funds of Taiwan bank

Written by Lahiru Fernando

09 Oct, 2017 | 8:04 pm

LITRO Gas Chairman, N.M. Shalila Moonesinghe has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department. Moonasinghe  was arrested after US$1.1 million from the Far Eastern International Bank in Taiwan were found in his personal bank account.

He is due to be produced before court tomorrow.

Recap

Taiwanese authorities began investigating a hack on the FEI Bank on Friday, October 6.

Read More: Hack on Taiwanese bank: Sri Lankan suspect arrested, another in hiding

The hack transferred US$60 billion worth of funds to bank accounts in several countries, including Sri Lanka.

Another individual by the name of J.C. Nammuni was arrested earlier when he attempted to access funds transferred from the Far Eastern International Bank.

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