Rizal Bank CEO Goes on Leave to Clear Name in $81 Million Heist

  • Bank chairman Helen Dee will take over in president's absence
  • Tan will have `more time to address baseless personal attacks'

Lorenzo Tan.

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Rizal Commercial Banking Corp., the Philippine lender whose employees are suspected of helping launder about $81 million stolen from Bangladesh’s central bank, said it accepted President Lorenzo Tan’s offer to go on leave.

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