In February, Bangladesh's central bank was thrown under the bus after hackers stole a whopping $81 million from it. The central bank has now said it hopes to retrieve $30 million more of the stolen amount. From a report on Reuters: Hackers used stolen Bangladesh Bank credentials to try to send three dozen SWIFT messages to transfer nearly $1 billion from its Fed account. They succeeded in transferring $81 million to four accounts at Rizal Commercial Banking Corp in Manila. Most of the money was laundered through casinos in Manila. On Friday, Philippine authorities began the process of handing over $15.25 million to Bangladesh. "We are hoping to get back around $30 million which remains frozen," Bangladesh Bank deputy governor Abu Hena Mohammad Razee Hassan, who heads its financial intelligence unit, told Reuters.
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