DHAKA: Bangladesh's central bank has retrieved just under a fifth of the $81 million that was stolen from its account at the New York Federal Reserve in February, a Bangladesh Bank official said on Saturday. Philippines authorities handed over $15.25 million to Bangladesh's ambassador to the Philippines, said the Bank's deputy governor Abu Hena Mohammad Razee Hassan, who heads its financial intelligence unit. The money should be credited to the Bank's Fed account on Monday, he told Reuters, adding: "We will now go for…
DHAKA: Officials of Bangladesh Bank may have been involved in a brazen theft of $81 million from its account with the New York Federal Reserve Bank in February, the head of a government-appointed panel investigating the cyber heist told reporters on Monday.
MANILA: Almost half of the $81 million that hackers stole from Bangladesh and funnelled into Philippine casinos can still be recovered, a senior Filipino lawmaker investigating the audacious cyber heist said Thursday.