Bank Heist

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81 mn heist

Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $81 mn heist

Bangladesh`s central bank governor Atiur Rahman resigned on Tuesday, after hackers stole $81 million from the nation`s foreign reserves in an audacious cyber-heist that has hugely embarrassed the government.

Mar 15, 2016, 11:57 AM IST
How a spelling mistake helped stop a $1 billion bank heist

How a spelling mistake helped stop a $1 billion bank heist

Unknown hackers still managed to get away with about $80 million, one of the largest known bank thefts in history.

Mar 11, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

Rs 94 lakh looted from bank in Malda

 In a heist in a private bank branch at Englishbazar here burglars decamped with Rs 94 lakh, police said on Wednesday.

Mar 18, 2015, 17:28 PM IST

Eight held over $2 mn bank heist in London

At least eight people have been arrested in connection with a 1.3 million pounds (over $2 million) e-theft by a gang who took control of a Barclays Bank computer, BBC reported Friday.

Sep 21, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

ATM heist: Indian IT watchdog probes cyber breach

An international criminal gang made two coordinated hits on ATMs around the world in matter of hours recently, withdrawing USD 5 million on December 21 last year and another USD 40 million on February 19 this year, according to US court documents.

May 13, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Bloodless bank heist impressed cybercrime experts

Bloodless bank heist netted more than USD 45 million left cybercrime experts impressed by technical sophistication, if not virtue, of con artists who pulled off internationally organised attack.

May 11, 2013, 21:06 PM IST

ATM hackers steal $45 mn from 27 countries

In another incident of cyber-crime, 45 million dollars have been stolen by hacking a prepaid debit card database, followed by draining ATMs across the world, according to federal prosecutors.

May 10, 2013, 11:53 AM IST