Relative of Shalila Moonesinghe arrested over hacking case

The relative of the former Chairman of Litro gas Shalila Moonesinghe has been arrested in connection to the ongoing investigations over the hacking of a bank in Taiwan.

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested Moonesinghe’s relative in at Kalubowila.

Moonesinghe was arrested by the CID earlier 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. (Colombo Gazette)

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