Millions stolen from central bank, Surinamese authorities say

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Surinamese authorities have accused several people, including a senior finance ministry official, of stealing about $2 million from government accounts at the central bank, according to media reports. 

Central bank governor Maurice Roemer told his colleagues that blame for the embezzlement lay with the finance ministry. He said, in an internal email leaked to the press, that ministry officials had failed to examine daily payment records sent by the central bank. The finance minister, Armand

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