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Manhunt Underway For Man Tied To Theft From MH370 Passengers

The search continues for a third suspect involved in stealing money from the bank accounts of passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Manhunt Underway For Man Tied To Theft From MH370 Passengers
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The search continues for a third suspect involved in stealing money from the bank accounts of four passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the plane that vanished in March.

CNN says officials are trying to find Ali Farran, a Pakistani man who, according to a Malaysian investigator, "worked as a car mechanic" for playing a role in the theft.

A translation of the official police report says ‚Äčthe suspect had "no previous criminal record" and there's "no indication that he escaped abroad."

The Pakistani national is believed to have been in cahoots with two other suspects, "an HSBC bank officer and her husband," arrested Thursday and now in police custody.

Malaysian officials say the couple used internet banking to transfer the equivalent of about $10,000 from the accounts of two Chinese passengers and two Malaysians on the flight to a fifth account managed by Farran.

An HSBC spokesperson has apologized to the victims' families and said "There will be no losses on these accounts."

Meanwhile, the Malaysian government said earlier this month the investigation into the disappearance of Flight MH370 has not yet come to a close

Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss recruited Dutch company Fugro Survey for an underwater mission to try and track the plane down. 

"The underwater search element will commence in August and take about 12 months to complete ... which includes vessels fitted with search equipped including towed sonar systems."

The underwater surveyor plans to send out two vessels to scour a 60,000 square-kilometer radius in the southern Indian Ocean to search for any remains. Flight MH370 carried 227 passengers and 12 crew members.

In March, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 reportedly became the largest and longest search mission for a commercial plane in modern aviation history.

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