September 27, 2019, Kathmandu
After the Chinese hacker hacked an ATM system of Nepal another attack on the Nepali banking system was encountered. Nearly, five million rupees has been stolen from the government bank, agricultural development bank .
The robbery was said to be started from Panos Remit, which is one the remittance company in Nepal. On Sunday an employee of Panos Remit faced strange activities in the remittance system. The money came from the name of Sumina Dhital, one of the employee of remittance but it was found that the money was taken out by six people. Among them, Leela Tamang and Lebis Ghale have withdrawn money from the Baneshwor branch from the same place where Sumina works.
According to police, “when seventh person came to withdraw money from the same account it was found suspenseful” Checking into the system, twenty person was found transferring the same result amount from same ID. WHO WERE INVOLVED? In this case, a citizen of African living in Mumbai, India, is considered a planner. Two of them have been arrested for working in Nepal. Sanjay Ghale of Kathmandu, his sister-in-law Laxmi Lama Tamang, sister Nirmala Tamang and his son Nima Tamang were arrested. Sanjay, who was arrested on the evening of the withdrawal, revealed, “We went to collect money after knowing it was from Lawang Tamang.”Shortly afterwards, Lawang Tamang was arrested and investigated by the investigating team regarding amount of remittance. He said that he have thirty one lakhs while police were only looking for two lakhs forty thousands. During the interrogation, Lawang took the name of another person Pushparaj Khadka of Sarlahi . They both were a herbal traders. Lawang also had a financial business with Lakshmi.
During the investigation, the police also examined the amount in Lawang’s bank account. Fifty lakhs rupees were found in his name. Then the police team reached the agricultural development with the conclusion that the money was stolen from the bank. The crime branch of the police took the help of both the banks and stopped the remaining account. The accountants also arrested Sunita Shrestha of Thimi, Shravan Kumar Shrestha of Tanahun, Vijay Shah of Kailali and Chandra Bahadur.Shravan Kumar Shrestha, who had gone to the new road branch with Sunita. She is also in control. Vijay and Chandra opened an account at the Kailali branch of the Agricultural Development Bank, in which an anonymous person has been found to have contributed money. Police investigation team are investigating upon ,How did the remittance money come through Lwang? How did the money go from the Siraha branch to the account of six different persons? Meanwhile, funds have been found from various branches of the Agricultural Development Bank for over a month. At this time, information was received from a bank official, “The funds have been transferred using ID of two employees of Siraha branch of the bank.There was an incident around the same time that the money was stolen from Panos Remit and Agricultural Development Bank.
And, in two cases the employee’s password was found to be used. Therefore, the associated employee’s password or password may have been hacked. In the case of the Agricultural Development Bank, how the password has been hacked has not been revealed. Lawang, Sunita, Vijay and Chandra, arrested, have made statements that they work in accordance with the directions given by Peter, known as Kale, in India. It was found that the money extracted by Lawang’s group had been sent to India via blackmail.The ‘planner’ is a statement of those arrested in Nepal a few years ago. Four people claim to have cooperated as they were known in Nepal. In Peter’s plan, Lawang said he was looking for a man to withdraw money from the remittance. The Crime Investigation Division suspects that there may have been attempts to withdraw funds from other banks