Investigators from Taiwan arrive to probe bank hacking link

Investigators from Taiwan arrive to probe bank hacking link

The former chairman of Litro Gas Shalila Moonesinghe had been arrested over the hacking. A team of investigators from Taiwan have arrived in Sri Lanka to probe a Sri Lankan link to the hacking of a bank in Taiwan.The Police said that two investigators and an official from the Taiwan had arrived in Sri Lanka. 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.Two suspects were arrested last week in Sri Lanka when they tried to withdraw the money. Litro Gas is a government owned gas company. (Colombo Gazette) 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.

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