CBL dismisses fire incident at its vault

The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has dismissed media reports indicating a fire incident in the vault of the Bank.  

The bank dismissing the report noted that in actuality it was an electrical shock that occurred in one of the air conditioners located in the vault on September 21, 2022, but there was neither damage to the vault, nor the banknotes or harm to staff of the Bank due to the existing enhanced security.

The CBL assures the public of steps the Bank has taken to prevent the recurrence of the recent incident.


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