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Bangladesh Bank purged after cyber heist

NEW DELHI -- Atiur Rahman, Bangladesh's central bank governor who resigned in disgrace on Tuesday, reputedly never took a holiday and once dreamed of completely digitizing his country's banking system.

     Rahman stepped down after failing to reveal that $81 million had been electronically siphoned to a bank in the Philippines in early February from Bangladesh Bank funds deposited at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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