Maia Deguito, a former branch manager at the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC). Photo: Reuters

Former Philippines banker jailed over US$81 million cyberheist of Bangladesh’s central bank

  • Hackers in 2016 transferred cash from Bangladesh’s US accounts to the RCBC bank in the Philippines, where millions of the loot went into Manila’s casinos
  • The manager of the bank branch where the money landed was handed eight counts of money-laundering and a US$109 million fine. Her lawyer says she is a scapegoat
Topic |   The Philippines

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Maia Deguito, a former branch manager at the Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (RCBC). Photo: Reuters
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