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ACC asks Destiny 2000 director to submit wealth report
Observer Online Desk
Published : Monday, 12 January, 2015,  Time : 8:20 PM,  View Count : 13
The Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday sent a notice to a director of Destiny 2000 Limited, seeking her
wealth accounts.

ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya told UNB that it sent a notice today, signed by deputy director Sheikh Fanafillah, to Destiny 2000 director Farha Diba asking for her wealth statement within seven working days.

Bhattacharya said it was in connection with an allegation that Farha amassed a huge amount of wealth by swindling investors’ money through the multi-level marketing company.

On August 28, 2014, the ACC also served notices upon Destiny 2000 directors Gofranul Huq, Saidur Rahman, Mesbah Uddin Swapan, Syed Sazzad Hossain, Irfan Ahmed Sunny, Sheikh Tayebur Rahman and Nepal Chandra Biswas, and former treasurer of Destiny Multipurpose Cooperative Society Limited ( DMCSL) Akbar Hossain Sumon. All are
accused in the Destiny swindling cases.

On July 31, 2012, the ACC filed two money-laundering cases against Destiny 2000 Limited chairman Lt General (retd) M Harunur Rashid and managing director Rafiqul Amin and 20 others on charges of misappropriating investors’ money amounting to Tk 3,285 crore.

ACC assistant director Toufiqul Islam filed a case against 22 Destiny officials for the embezzlement of Tk 1,178 crore from DMCSL.

ACC deputy director Mozahar Ali Sarder also filed another case with against 12 officials of Destiny 2000, including its chairman and managing director, for misappropriating over Tk 2,106 crore from the Destiny Tree Plantation Limited (DTPL). Both the cases are under trial.


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