Kim Wong

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

BB heist: Kim Wong hands over another $5.28 million to AMLC

Kim Wong turns over to AMLC the fourth and final tranche of funds amounting to P250 million, part of the $81-million stolen by hackers from Bangladesh Bank reserve.

May 2, 2016
May 2, 2016

BB heist: Manila court asked to extend preservation order on stolen funds

The Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) asks the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 53 to extend the provisional asset preservation order (PAPO) issued by the court on the money received by casino junket operator Kam Sin “Kim” Wong.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Bangladesh will get stolen funds back: Philippine justice dept

The Department of Justice (DOJ) assures that the money stolen by hackers from the Bangladesh Bank will be returned to its government as soon as possible but procedures have to be followed.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

BB heist: Chinese trader returns $4.34m

Casino junket operator Kim Wong returns another $4.34 million to the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), which was believed to be part of the alleged $81-million stolen funds from the Bangladesh’s central bank.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

Philippine senators debate on return of funds to Bangladesh

Philippine senators debate whether or not the alleged stolen funds recovered from casino junket operator Kim Wong can be turned over to the government of Bangladesh without a court’s order.

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

BB Cyber Heist: Wong vows to turn over another US$ 9.73m

Casino junket operator Kim Wong promises to return to the Senate another US$ 9.73m, which was believed to be part of the alleged $81million stolen funds from the Bangladesh’s central bank.

April 2, 2016
April 2, 2016

Don't ask where money came from, says Manila casino boss in heist probe

For Kim Wong, the Chinese casino owner in the Philippines entangled in one of the world's largest bank heists, there are two golden rules for dealing with wealthy punters: always demand to see their money, but never ask where it came from.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

Filipino trader turns over $4.6m

Filipino businessman Kim Wong, who is tagged in the $81 million cyber heist, yesterday turned over $4.63m to the Philippines' Anti-Money Laundering Council for safekeeping with the country's central bank.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Filipino willing to return $14.3m

Kim Wong, the Filipino casino operator dubbed the “missing link” in the cyber heist of $81 million in Bangladesh Bank reserves, said he is willing to return up to $14.3 million he received from two Chinese nationals linked to the stolen funds.