Bail for Ukrainian woman in Rs.13.7 Mn fraud, husband remanded
Colombo Additional Magistrate Rajindra Jayasuriya yesterday (17) ordered bail for a Ukrainian woman, who was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department for hacking into three accounts of a private bank. She is accused of fraudulently withdrawing nearly Rs.13.7 million.
The suspect’s husband is the main suspect in this incident. He has been remanded.The Criminal Investigation Department stated before the Court that the suspect was also arrested after information revealed that the suspect was also involved in this crime.
The CID informed Court that information had been revealed that the suspects accessed the bank accounts without permission, withdrew money and deposited the money in the pyramid scam accounts that belonged to her on two occasions.
Attorney Himali Kularatne who appeared for the suspect, stated that the suspect runs a shoe business and the money was deposited in her account used for the business.
After considering the facts, the Magistrate banned the suspect from travelling abroad and ordered two bails of Rs.10,000,000 each.
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