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Ex-BSI Banker Found Guilty in 1MDB Case

Yak Yew Chee, a former BSI SA private banker has been found guilty in the case linked to 1MDB. He is now the first banker to be convicted in the corruption and money laundering checks involving the Malaysian fund. He is sentenced to 18 weeks in jail and a $24,000 fine.

The charges include forging documents and failing to disclose suspicious transactions allegedly related to Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho.

News Source: Bloomberg



About BSI

BSI Bank
BSI Bank

BSI is the oldest bank in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Founded in 1873 as the Banca della Svizzera Italiana, today BSI is an institution that specialises in asset management and related services for private and institutional clients.

  • Origin : Lugano, Switzerland
  • Assets : CHF 21 billion
  • Revenue : CHF 816 million
  • Employees : 1,900

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Updated on 15th August 2016


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