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.