Oct 3, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9030951
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billion 21 rls at embezzlement system banking put head CBI Mohsen (CBI) Iran of Bank Central the of Head -- IRNA 3, Oct Tehran, recent the for figure real the that Wednesday here said Nourbakhsh .dlrs) billion 21 .rls is system banking the in embezzlement ended) year Iranian previous the of quarter first the in (2,625,000 .far so recovered been have billion 11 rls that added He .(20 March judicial the by handled being are cases fraud the said He rls remaining the return to underway are ''efforts adding authorities, ''.billion 10 about at fraud estimated the put previously had MPs the of Several .said he Saderat, and Melli Sepah, of banks the in billion 500 .rls and fraud the of figure real the have not did MPs the said He ''.CBI and MPs the between contention of source a was ''this information more possess who individuals for called also head CBI .forward come to of amount the but immune, totally is system banking no said He well as loans, and deposits of volume the to compared fraud of cases .declining been have depositors of number as the charts that report a preparing is CBI that said Nourbakhsh last the in system banking the in fraud of volume the of decline real .released be will report the when say not did He .years 20 had who Sefati Iraj MP, former a 2000 September in Meanwhile, confirmed Bank Sepah in case embezzlement unprecedented an revealed daily Persian the in published been had that attestation earlier his . Entekhab former the that said having as Sefati quoted had daily The large a committed had Seif Valiollah bank the of Managing-Director the" as it labelling billion 9.20 rls to amounting embezzlement ."history banking Iran's in biggest embezzled, amount total the that IRNA told Seif reaction, In .billion 3.32 rls was said was what to contrary of basis the On"noting, IRNA, to statement a sent Sefati Later, a in missing gone has billion 1,210 rls some inquiries, expert the ".(2000 19, March ended) year calendar previous the in scam March starting) year current the in Khordad of month the to Up" the brings which missing gone has rials billion 880 another ,(20 noted It .read statement the "rials, billion 2,090 to amount embezzled a if higher even been have to prove may amount correct the that .undertaken be to were scrutiny auditors bank the by probe a to issue the linking that added It .directorship Seif's during occurred scandal the up cover to aimed NB/JB End