Bangladesh to sue Manila bank over US$81 million cyber heist

Bangladesh will file a lawsuit in a court in the United States on Wednesday against a Philippine bank over its role in one of the world’s biggest cyber heists, said the governor of Bangladesh’s central bank.
In February 2016, unknown perpetrators used fraudulent orders on the SWIFT payments system to steal US$81 million from the Bangladesh central bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
The money was sent to accounts at the Manila-based Rizal Commercial Banking Corp (…