Bank of East Asia

Founded in 1918, Bank of East Asia is the largest independent local bank and third largest bank in Hong Kong. It was co-founded in 1918 by Li Koon-chun, grandfather of David Li Kwok-po, who has been its chief executive since 1981.

The Bank of East Asia has said about 10 customers have been affected. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong bank mistakenly dumps customer cheque deposit box

The Bank of East Asia has urged anyone who put cheques into a collection box at its Cheung Sha Wan branch on a day last month to contact them after it realised that the box was “accidentally” dumped by renovation workers.