BANKING ASSISTANT EMBEZZLES NU 1.5MN
A banking assistant of Bank of Bhutan in Trashigang has been accused of forging money from the 23 accounts of illiterate consumers by forging their thumb impression. The suspect embezzled Nu.1, 575,000 from the customers’ accounts. The matter was reported during an auditing, where a series of transactions were reported since 2015 conducted by the accused. The 24-year-old has been terminated by the bank and the amount recovered.