Former Litro Gas chairman Shalila Moonesinghe, who was arrested over the hacking of a Taiwanese bank, was ordered to be further remanded till November 6 when he was produced in court today.
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.
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.
Litro Gas is a Government owned gas company. (Colombo Gazette)