Bangladesh Bank governor Atiur Rahman resigns after US$100 million theft

According to a BBC News article dated 15 March 2016, Atiur Rahman, governor of Bangladesh Bank since 1 May 2009, has resigned after thieves stole more than US$100 million from the country’s foreign currency reserves through a series of fraudulent transfers from their account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Expect new signature varieties to be issued soon after a replacement is announced.

Courtesy of Aidan Work.

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