Bangladesh Bank cyber heist of 81 million dollars was an inside job

Investigator Mohammad Shah Alam of the Dhaka police has revealed that some Bangladesh central bank officials had left some computers exposed on purpose.

The computers were used by the hackers to steal the massive amount of 81 million United States dollars.

Mohammad Shah Alam also stated that during the research, they noticed that the bank’s connection that is used for global transactions (SWIFT) contained vulnerabilities.

Bangladesh Bank’s SWIFT network was made insecure by some bank employees in connivance with some foreign people – Mohammad Shah Alam

The money which was stolen by the criminals ended up in the regulated casino industry of Manila, The Philippines.

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