Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Economy Bangladesh Bank chasing stolen funds in Philippines Delegation visits Manila to seek assistance retrieving $66mln Bangladesh sent a senior delegation to Manila to press for the return of $66 million laundered through a Philippine bank and casinos.
MIKHAIL FLORES, Nikkei staff writer November 30, 2016 01:00 JST | ASEAN
MANILA -- Bangladesh Bank wants Rizal Commercial Banking (RCBC) in the Philippines to return the balance of $81 million stolen from the central bank's account in New York early this year.
Bangladeshi Law Minister Anisul Huq led a high-level delegation to Manila to meet Philippine counterparts and seek official assistance retrieving the outstanding $66 million.
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