bangladesh bank heist

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

Legal battle begins

With the help of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bangladesh yesterday launched a legal battle to recover the full amount stolen from its central bank's reserve.

August 5, 2017
August 5, 2017

‘BB heist probe report after Philippines settles case’

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says the investigation report on reserve heist of the Bangladesh Bank is not being made public as a case is pending with a court in the Philippines.

April 4, 2017
April 4, 2017

More evidence NKorea linked to BB cyber heist: Kaspersky Lab

Cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab says it has obtained digital evidence that bolsters suspicions by some researchers that North Korea was involved in last year's $81 million cyber heist of the...

March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017

BB heist 'state-sponsored': FBI official

The heist of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank's account at the New York Federal Reserve last year was "state-sponsored," an FBI officer in the Philippines, who has been...

September 28, 2016
September 28, 2016

Can we have full disclosure, please?

Bangladesh is well-known around the globe for its many achievements. Rapid economic progress, exceptional exports growth, universal primary education, elimination of poverty and bold strides in...

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

BB heist: US$21.2 million fine on RCBC

Philippine banking regulators impose the single biggest monetary penalty on an erring financial institution in the country’s history, slapping Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. (RCBC) with a US$21.2...

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

Bangladesh nears recovery of US$81m stolen funds

Bangladesh Bank is a step closer to recovering a portion of the US$81 million fund stolen by hackers from its account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, reports The Philippine Star.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

US attorney in Manhattan probes BB cyber heist

US attorney's office opens probe of cyber heist of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a law enforcement source says.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Farashuddin wants further probe

The government should carry out further investigation to find out whether the suspected Bangladesh Bank officials were really involved in the $101 million cyber heist, says Mohammed Farashuddin,...

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

NY Fed first rejected cyber-heist transfers, then moved $81m

Hours before the Federal Reserve Bank of New York approved four fraudulent requests to send $81 million from a Bangladesh Bank account to cyber thieves, the Fed branch blocked those same requests...