Federal Reserve Bank of New York

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

NY Fed, BB, SWIFT to work jointly

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Bangladesh Bank and SWIFT have vowed to work together to recover the $81 million that Bangladesh lost in a reserve heist three months ago.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

BB's instant steps helped avert large scale heist

Bangladesh Bank's prompt actions averted large scale hacking into its account with the New York Fed, Prime Minister Sheikh

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

BB heist: Philippines bank RCBC’s treasurer quits

The treasurer of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp of the Philippines resigns amid ongoing investigation on US$81-million money laundering case. The money was stolen on February 4 from Bangladesh Bank&...

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

BB cyber heist: Wong returns another $4.34m

Casino junket operator Kim Wong has returned another P200 million ($4.34 million) to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), which was believed to be part of the alleged $81million stolen funds...

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

BB hackers ‘possibly Chinese,’ says Philippines senator

Chinese hackers are possibly behind one of the world's biggest cyber heists, the theft of $81 million from the Bangladesh central bank, a senator in the Philippines says.

March 19, 2016
March 19, 2016

Cyber heist: IGP dwells on int’l agencies’ help

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque has said if needed, help would be sought from the international agencies dealing with money laundering, for unveiling the clue to the $101 million...

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Heist: CID to hold meeting with FBI tomorrow

The Criminal Investigation Department of police will hold a meeting with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation in the city tomorrow over the heist of $101 million from Bangladesh Bank account with...

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

2 BB deputy governors told to resign, banking secy made OSD

Two deputy governors of Bangladesh Bank have been asked to resign and banking secretary has been made an officer on special duty (OSD) over last month’s heist from the bank’s account with Federal...

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Muhith cancels press conference

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has cancelled his press conference minutes after the Bangladesh Bank governor resigned over the recent heist of $101 million out of the bank’s account with New York’s...