US: DOJ wraps up probe on $15M of $81M heist money
01 Sep 2016

he Department of Justice (DOJ) has already wrapped up its preliminary investigation on the money laundering charges on the $81 million stolen by hackers from Bangladesh Bank in New York and funneled through bank accounts in Manila.

Assistant State Prosecutor Gilmarie Fe Pacamara has concluded the preliminary investigation on the three consolidated complaints after four months of hearings. The consolidated cases are the complaints filed by the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) against former Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. branch manager Maia Santos-Deguito and four others; casino junket operators Kam Sin Wong alias Kim Wong and Weikang Xu; and executives of remittance firm Philrem Service Corp.

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