Tag Archives: bangladesh
- Philippine DOJ indicts Bangladeshi bank heist figures
April 24, 2017
Philippine authorities have indicted several figures at the center of last year’s Bangladeshi bank heist while declining to indict two local casino junket operators who also figured prominently in the case. On Monday, the Philippine Department of Justice filed papers indicting former Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch manager Maia...
- US says North Korea culprit behind Bangladeshi bank heist
March 23, 2017
North Korea’s fingerprints are all over last year’s cyber-theft of $81m from Bangladeshi central bank accounts, according to a top US intelligence officer. On Tuesday, National Security Agency deputy director Rick Ledgett was asked by an Aspen Institute roundtable moderator whether he believed nation states were currently in the business...
- Appellate court halts order to stop gambling at Bangladeshi clubs
December 19, 2016
Clubs at Bangladesh can finally heave a sigh of relief. For the next eight weeks, that is. A quick recap if you’re just joining us: Recently, the High Court directed the Bangladeshi government to “immediately stop gambling” activities such as dice, card and housie at 13 clubs across the country,...
- Supreme Court orders Bangladeshi gov’t to stop gambling at clubs
December 9, 2016
Bangladesh’s Supreme Court is upholding the order that bans gambling activities, such as dice, card and housie, at 13 clubs across the country. Early this week, the High Court directed the government to “immediately stop gambling” at the clubs, which include the Dhaka Club, Uttara Club Ltd, Gulshan Club Ltd,...
- Philippine bank fined record sum over its role in Bangladeshi bank heist
August 5, 2016
The Philippine bank at the center of those stolen Bangleshi millions has been hit with a record fine for its compliance failures. On Friday, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) slapped a P1b (US $21.3m) “supervisory enforcement action” on Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) for not raising enough questions when...
- PHL Senate ends inquiry over Bangladeshi heist despite progress in investigation
May 20, 2016
The Philippine Senate’s investigation into the $81 million stolen from Bangladeshi central bank accounts and funneled through local casino operators came to an abrupt stop after two of the senators leading the inquiry lost their re-election campaigns. Lawmakers announced on Thursday that they wrapping up the inquiry despite the progress...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017