Bangladesh Bank hiest

US Congress launches probe into BB heist

A US congressional committee launches a probe into the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's handling of the cyber theft of $81 million from one of its accounts held by the central bank of Bangladesh, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

BB, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, several sources say.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

US Congress launches probe into BB heist

A US congressional committee launches a probe into the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's handling of the cyber theft of $81 million from one of its accounts held by the central bank of Bangladesh, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

BB heist: Slim chance to get back more money, says Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith says there is hardly any chance to get back more money from the US$100 million hacked from the Bangladesh Bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

BB heist probe report will be made public: Muhith

The government will make public the probe report on the cyber heist of US$101 million from Bangladesh Bank’s account with New York’s Federal Reserve Bank.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

‘IT expert’ Zoha found after 6 days

The “technology expert” who was missing for nearly a week after speaking to the media over cyber heist at Bangladesh Bank has been found from Dhaka.

March 20, 2016
March 20, 2016

New BB governor Fazle Kabir joins office

The new governor of Bangladesh Bank Fazle Kabir starts his first day at work this noon, four days after he was appointed governor of the central bank by the government.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

BB heist: ‘Thin chance of recovery of $81m’

There is a “very low” chance that the government will be able to retrieve the $81 million stolen from the Bangladesh central bank because the money is now likely outside the country, Philippine senator says.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Banking secy was unaware of BB cyber heist

Finance ministry's secretary for banking division says he was unaware of the cyber heist, where a sum of $101 million was swindled out, throughout the last month.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

FireEye hired to help probe Bangladesh Bank heist: Sources

FireEye Inc's Mandiant forensics division is helping to investigate a cyber heist at Bangladesh's central bank last month that netted more than $80 million, people familiar with the matter tell Reuters.