$81 million heist

BB heist: Govt determined to take steps against all, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is determined to bring all those involved in stealing money from the central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York – be it foreigners and local.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

Bank hackers linked to wider campaign: researchers

The hackers behind the $81 million heist from the Bangladesh central bank are likely involved in a series of attacks on the financial system, a US security firm concludes.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

BB heist: Govt determined to take steps against all, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says that the government is determined to bring all those involved in stealing money from the central bank’s account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York – be it foreigners and local.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Philippine banks seen to address vulnerabilities vs fraud

Philippine banks are seen to reexamine vulnerabilities to potential fraudsters in order to avoid a repeat of the $81-million money-laundering scandal that has now become a global spectacle.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Stop payment orders from BB 'vague': RCBC

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) says the bank could have held the stolen US$81 million if only the Bangladesh Bank sent "high priority messages."

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

BB fund heist: RCBC manager, 4 others summoned by DOJ

Philippine justice department summons the branch manager of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation to answer the criminal complaint filed against her and several others by the Anti-Money Laundering Council in connection with the $81 million stolen by hackers from the Bangladesh Bank.