Midweek Roundup: Philippine Bankers Tied to Bangladesh Bank Heist, Florida to Amend Money Laundering Law, and More

Philippine prosecutors charged employees of Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. and remittance firm Philrem Service Corp. with money laundering on suspicion that the institutions funneled into the Philippines $81 million from the cyberheist of Bangladesh's central bank last year, the Manila Times said. More Lawmakers in Florida are set to pass legislation that would extend the state's criminal statutes to cover illicit transactions made in digital currencies following the recent dismissal of a criminal trial, the Miami Herald reported. More At least three Bitcoin exchanges, including the world's largest by market share, claim they are unable to clear U.S. dollar transactions...