[ISN] Ryanair falls victim to €4.6m hacking scam via Chinese bank

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/ryanair-falls-victim-to-4-6m-hacking-scam-via-chinese-bank-1.2192444 By Ciarán Hancock The Irish Times 4/29/2015 Ryanair has been hit by a criminal scam in which about $5 million (€4.6 million) was taken from one of its bank accounts. The Irish Times has learned that the funds were removed from a Ryanair account last week by electronic transfer via a Chinese bank. The fraud came to light on Friday and the Criminal Assets Bureau in Dublin was asked to assist in its recovery via counterpart agencies in Asia. “Ryanair confirms that it has investigated a fraudulent electronic transfer via a Chinese bank last week,” the airline said in a statement on Tuesday night. […]