The Anti-Corruption Commission has summoned seven businessmen named in Panama and Paradise papers for interrogation over their alleged involvement in making illegal wealth through money laundering.
The commission on Sunday summoned United Group directors Hasan Mahmood Raja, Khondker Moinul Ahsan, Ahmed Ismail Hossain and Akhtar Mahmud as their names appeared in Panama Papers for interrogation on July 16, according to ACC public relations officer Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya.
He said that the commission’s deputy director SM Akhtar Hamid also summoned WMV Ltd’s Erik Johan Anders Wilson, Intrepid Group’s Farhan Aqebur Rahman and Selcon Shipping Company’s Mahtaba Rahman as their names appeared in Paradise Papers for interrogation on July 17.
On June 20, ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmood asked commission officials to complete by June 30 ongoing inquiries into offshore investments of Bangladeshi companies and individuals named in Panama and Paradise papers.
In early 2018,