Bangladesh envoy: We want our money back

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) — The Bangladesh government wants clearer answers from Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) officials allegedly involved in an $81-million dollar laundering scandal.

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This comes after RCBC President Lorenzo Tan and the bank's Jupiter St. branch manager Maia Deguito mostly remained mum during Tuesday's (March 15) Senate hearing on the incident.

Bangladesh Ambassador to the Philippines John Gomes said that he was generally satisfied on how the five-hour session proceeded.

However, he is hoping that it would be faster in the upcoming hearings.

"Of course, we want to know the facts. We want to know… [how the money] came here and we want to get back our money."

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Gomes admitted that the fiasco has been adversely affecting Bangladesh's financial system.

On Tuesday, Bangladesh central bank Governor Atiur Rahman resigned due to the scandal.

"Definitely it's affecting everyone [i.e.] the banking system, [and] the financial system," Gomes said.

They are still studying the possibility of suing the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

For the meantime, Gomes said that the Bangladesh government will implement stringent measures to ensure that the incident won't happen again.