The intelligence agency and investigations in the province of Basra arrested a gang conducting fraud on the Iraqi banks and steal money from the Rasheed Bank branch in tow in Basra exceeded three billion Iraqi dinars, A security source told the news early Basra that the gang carried out a major scam to rob banks in several provinces in addition to the Rasheed Bank in Basra, through the issuance of instruments bearing fake numbers matching secret, then cashed in a way that fundamentalist Banks Baghdad.
And added that banks target tried to contact the Central Bank to determine the health of applications, or not, shows that the figures are correct and the light was spent billions of dollars to the gang members, but after follow-up was discovered that the operation scam was issued instruments fake from several provinces and cashed in Baghdad. "
The source added that the investigation is still ongoing to uncover the circumstances of those thefts and how the gang was able to circumvent the banks "probable collusion by some of the staff in those banks, in addition to the Central Bank of Iraq
The source added that initial investigations revealed the theft of $ 11 billion dinars.
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