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3/22/2017, 9:57 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Report: US to blame N.Korea for NY Fed theft

New York prosecutors are building a case against at least one individual believed to be linked to North Korea as it was revealed the US state may press charges against a Chinese national for allegedly stealing $81 million from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in 2016, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The money was stolen in February 2016 from Bangladesh’s account at the bank and moved to an account in the Philippines.

According to the report, the charges will be pressed against a “Chinese middleman” who was allegedly working for the communist country.

Breaking the News / VP