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Mexico foiled huge bank heist but kept it a secret

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


On a Tuesday morning in early January, the computer system at Mexico’s state-owned trade bank went haywire. Some of Bancomext’s workers couldn’t get their PCs to turn on. The internet was slow. Routine operations were taking longer than normal.

But in fact it was a $100 million attempted bank heist.

Source: Bloomberg