The $1,000,000,000 North Korean Bank Heist

  • Published on Aug 6, 2018
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    Bangladesh, February 7th, 2016.
    The director of the Bangladesh Central Bank got off the elevator on the ninth floor, and headed to the back office of the Accounts and Budgeting Department - this was the most restricted part of the building. He was there to deal with a problem; one that had been plaguing the office the last few days. You see… the printer wasn’t working; this was kind of a big deal. It was causing a real disruption.
    The automated printer (which was hooked up to the bank’s software) was supposed to work round the clock, 24/7, printing out the bank’s transaction reports in real-time; due to this technical glitch however, the printer tray remained empty.
    Much of the day was spent trying to fix the issue; and after a great deal of effort, there was success - they were able to restart the printer. And so the backlog of transaction reports started rolling out, one by one. Now, it soon became apparent that something wasn’t quite right. There were more statements than expected....
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Comments • 6 103

  • Kento Bento
    Kento Bento  3 months ago +1925

    Yet another North Korea video from Kento Bento. Are you guys getting sick of these yet?
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  • Ginger Ninja
    Ginger Ninja 40 minutes ago

    Holy shit

  • dave peterson
    dave peterson 20 hours ago

    Hacker always Proof he his the legend of all time ..

  • Rezwan Shuvo
    Rezwan Shuvo Day ago

    Thanks Kento Bento for sharing such a incident of our country, Bangladesh. ^_^
    Anyway bank's online security still needs some improvements. Otherwise incident like this may happen again. :(

  • 高橋義彦
    高橋義彦 Day ago

    12:47 You mark the map incorrectly,North Korea is not that maked a big chunk of China in to it bro. Read some maps.

  • CVSP
    CVSP 2 days ago

    north korea don’t give a fuck

  • Ghufrxn
    Ghufrxn 2 days ago

    subscribed! Amazing animation and story telling skills!

  • Vishal Kr. Prasad
    Vishal Kr. Prasad 2 days ago

    Money heist 3

  • FewRee
    FewRee 2 days ago


  • LiL Uzi Vert
    LiL Uzi Vert 2 days ago

    NK would have now have like a double amount of weapon if the full $1B had been stolen successfully

  • Michael Dox
    Michael Dox 3 days ago

    Funny and entertaining! i love it!

  • Cxrgxnillx
    Cxrgxnillx 4 days ago

    IQ on a new level

  • XGeN RRari
    XGeN RRari 4 days ago

    And where did they find all this information??

  • palitsa
    palitsa 5 days ago


  • FAS
    FAS 5 days ago

    You love to do and say “or was it?”

  • Jala Mela
    Jala Mela 5 days ago

    fuck allah

  • Zephamphar
    Zephamphar 5 days ago

    God, these bank heist videos are incredible, please make more !

  • Irish In Asia
    Irish In Asia 6 days ago

    Did you make all the animation? Damn, that was a great video!

  • Eye Patch
    Eye Patch 6 days ago

    As a Bangladeshi, it's hard to pull those memories

  • Syed Jafry
    Syed Jafry 7 days ago

    This guy has the best and most relevant transitions from video to advertisements I have never been more tempted to download whatever it is the content creator is advertising than I have watching this guys videos.

  • Rye Hots
    Rye Hots 7 days ago

    Man this was well produced

  • gaming reaper
    gaming reaper 8 days ago

    Your name is rob?

  • Julian Johnson
    Julian Johnson 8 days ago

    I learned A LOT today

  • MasterNMM
    MasterNMM 8 days ago

    That should be gta 6 right there

  • seraj mehrabkhani
    seraj mehrabkhani 8 days ago

    kento ptalk about your animatings

  • AMG
    AMG 8 days ago +1

    Fucking Kim Jong

  • Neil Pavao
    Neil Pavao 8 days ago

    its only a $81,000,000 heist

  • America's Most Unwanted

    This is gonna be in textbooks in 30 years

  • Marrianna Knight
    Marrianna Knight 10 days ago

    I’ve lost my trust in this WU transfer, after several rip off by scam artists. Finally I found hackbymayehs @ gmail . com who made £10,000 possible for me in my name.

  • Axel Diaz
    Axel Diaz 10 days ago +1

    Well... getting demonized is the same thing

    • Axel Diaz
      Axel Diaz 10 days ago

      You lose money both ways

  • Vladimir Zlatanovic
    Vladimir Zlatanovic 10 days ago

    I feel like this is just a long comercial for Dashlane

  • Hunter
    Hunter 11 days ago

    Genius advert subscribed

  • Ala Potato
    Ala Potato 11 days ago

    I bet for the 1st 2 weeks they never tried to turn it on and off again
    And on the 3rd or 4th week someone tripped on the cord and had to replug it and it probably restarted the printer

  • Th3m4st3rl3mur
    Th3m4st3rl3mur 12 days ago

    3:48 it says 200+countries but there are only 195 in the world

  • vince espada
    vince espada 12 days ago

    Ok now i watched it youtube.
    Anyway i saw a lot of comments saying this is fake. Oh let me tell you this is very real i even watched the almost day long public hearings in the philippines. Now to clarify how they got the money out of rcbc and why i think the chinese are to blame (chinese people not necessarily china the country). 1st RCBC is owned by chinese business group and the casinos are also owned by another chinese businessmen who have ties with the owners of rcbc bank. 2nd is the bank secrecy law which can even delay subpoenas and the over all justice system is very slow to react. 3rd they have men from the top to down to the very lowest level in the bank and in the casino. Put it all together and they can easily withdraw checks which can be pooled from the many rcbc branches and then laundered to cold hard cash in the casinos overnight then fly to macau which is just several hours from the philippines.

  • What are you looking at

    The problem is lack of education and because of those man dont download malware scan and lack of knowledge that’s why the bank is doom.
    The main ideas is that download Malware scan and install program to protect your data and computer .Well if I work in a bank I certainly scan and check everyday after I finish all my work.

  • Vidkun Quisling
    Vidkun Quisling 13 days ago

    LOL, this story is full of BS

  • Marco Vitalle
    Marco Vitalle 13 days ago

    Great video. Should become a movie this story

  • King Bora Beats
    King Bora Beats 13 days ago

    The best heist is comitted by the government (ultra rich families) every other year when they take trillions from the pentagon and just tell us its missing and shut the fuck up cuz we CAN'T do shit and aint gonna do shit about it.

  • hilton Raymond
    hilton Raymond 14 days ago

    With the help of royalty hackers i was able to get $15000, they really legit

  • Luis Marcial
    Luis Marcial 14 days ago

    Oooh north korea is gona get it. 😅

  • MaQuGo119
    MaQuGo119 14 days ago


  • Inverted Shadow
    Inverted Shadow 15 days ago

    *closes book*

  • Ajith Nair
    Ajith Nair 15 days ago


    "North Korean's thought that Bangladesh's flag was Japan's flag and stole $81 million from Bangladesh due to colour blindness of green, so in their vision instead of green they see white. Its a never before seen type of colour blindness! So.... well, now we know that North Korea was really broke before it happened i guess..."

    Edit: this comment was inspired by Jinyan

  • Alexus Dreemurr Leonis

    From American government spying on people to North Koreans spying on people. Lol. Can't wait for ISIS spying on people.

  • hilton Raymond
    hilton Raymond 17 days ago

    with the help of royalty hackers, i got $20000

  • Skelo Chest
    Skelo Chest 17 days ago

    I'm Kent bento

  • E V
    E V 17 days ago

    Solution: Crrl + Z

  • Shandy_
    Shandy_ 18 days ago

    Nani ? !!

  • JPN_893 IMG_893
    JPN_893 IMG_893 18 days ago

    Your intro kinda annoys me don't know why, maybe cause it stereotypes the Asian accents.... I dunno ticks me off "I'm kento bento" squeak squeak Asian squeak like I dunno. And funny thing is I'm Asian.

    WATTA PUCK 19 days ago

    so basically North Korea robs Bangladesh using accounts From Philippines with 2 Chinese men. GTA Grand Theft Asia

  • Jacextreme64 -TSF
    Jacextreme64 -TSF 19 days ago

    The solution: Nuk’em

    DAREDEVIIL 19 days ago

    I’m 9 and I still understand this stuff

  • Mrs Mary
    Mrs Mary 19 days ago

    I got in touch with Microfamilyhackers,wordpress,com ,they sent me over $20,000 through hacked transfer they did for me?

  • Hasib Ujjaman
    Hasib Ujjaman 20 days ago

    But we Bangladeshi people believe Officers form Bangladesh bank were involved.

  • Venom
    Venom 20 days ago

    Ofc my shitty country is the one that’s too late to react. Fucking Philippines...

  • Zenith
    Zenith 21 day ago


  • ruby anahi
    ruby anahi 21 day ago

    Who thinks of all of this damn

  • Zest Legend
    Zest Legend 22 days ago

    Dashlanes gonna fuck you over...

  • Itarsi Murks
    Itarsi Murks 22 days ago

    Solely the best video I’ve ever watched

  • Cole Mair
    Cole Mair 22 days ago

    Don't need a gun to rob banks anymore 😓

  • Adams Knox
    Adams Knox 23 days ago

    guys i cashed out the sum of $25000 from royaltyhackers@gmail com via bank hack transfer . .

  • Ozzu Gaming
    Ozzu Gaming 23 days ago

    Thats some good advertising

  • michael b
    michael b 23 days ago

    First video watched and you already earned my subscription half way through!

  • GamingTV
    GamingTV 24 days ago

    Good job on this Vid

  • CCHAN885 Turkey Chan
    CCHAN885 Turkey Chan 24 days ago

    Hey! I live in Macau!

    Uh oh...

  • Rachael Pretinskei
    Rachael Pretinskei 24 days ago

    Kento bento, Great! Makes bonnie and clyde look like small potatos.

    MUHAMMAD WAHAB 25 days ago

    this happens to me when I miss spell the Qurey instead of Query and it takes me two whole days to figure it out sometime just a miss spell lose you 20 million and I was upset because of my two days know I fell better

  • Raymundo Austria
    Raymundo Austria 25 days ago

    Im fillipino

  • Garuda 001
    Garuda 001 25 days ago

    *im kento bento*

  • Wasim Akram
    Wasim Akram 26 days ago

    You are amazing brother,i just loved the detailed information also the way explained...keep going...All the very best!!

  • Taus Ul Bari
    Taus Ul Bari 26 days ago

    What if a Bangladeshi actually did that?

  • Tommy L
    Tommy L 26 days ago

    4:49 Thats not new york

  • dBolotok
    dBolotok 27 days ago

    You just repeated the official version, the government coverup blaming it on foreigners. The truth is that shortly after this, loyalists of the current regime are seen launder money off to offshore accounts, sending their families there. The son of the PM herself was made chief of IT security not long before this. It's obvious who pulled the strings.
    Anyone who's trying to speak up in Bangladesh is mysteriously disappearing. Their government is exiling judges now ffs

  • Deetheking GSG
    Deetheking GSG 28 days ago

    Me at work:*makes mistake, calls manager*
    This guy:*makes mistake, fucks the whole country

  • Justin Y.
    Justin Y. 28 days ago

    I am from Bangladesh

  • Justin Y.
    Justin Y. 28 days ago

    Watch Dogs

  • French Fry
    French Fry 28 days ago

    it was a false flag operation from the US

  • KIDGamer 363
    KIDGamer 363 29 days ago

    And when Dashlane gets hacked you’re screwed

  • Pikplayz
    Pikplayz 29 days ago


  • DefaultKnight M3
    DefaultKnight M3 29 days ago


  • BirdsGoFly
    BirdsGoFly Month ago

    1,000,000,000 North Korean dollars, aka one snickers bar

  • Krieger Krieger
    Krieger Krieger Month ago

    wouldn't dash lane be a weak spot and know your passwords tho

  • iLLeag7e
    iLLeag7e Month ago

    Disliked by 3,012 North Korean bots

  • Davis danko
    Davis danko Month ago

    just received a transfer hack of $10,000 to my paypal from microfamilyhackers,wordpress,com

  • peter tuann
    peter tuann Month ago

    nicely done, but for all these international banks, they should be open 24 / 7, no bank holidays, somebody watching for suspicious activity every day, see police and fire, they have shifts, the police station is never closed.

  • Bitu Raj Das
    Bitu Raj Das Month ago

    Stupid Bangladeshi. Only 1 printer. Lol

    • Mansuba's Counseling User
      Mansuba's Counseling User Month ago

      Does your common sense says it's possible for an institution to have only one printer while they deal billions of dollars everyday?

  • Chaoswolve66
    Chaoswolve66 Month ago +2

    A video that shows even the most secure bank systems can be hacked then goes on to try and say they can safe guard passwords online... I suspect the only reason your online password storage hasn't been hacked (that we know of) is because its not worth their time.

  • LSD
    LSD Month ago

    3k dislike from north korea

  • m_.v.c
    m_.v.c Month ago

    the printer needed MEGENTA ink

  • tr3nta
    tr3nta Month ago

    how does a whole bank have a single printer, and they could have checked the files on the computer even if the printer was broken

    • Mansuba's Counseling User
      Mansuba's Counseling User Month ago

      That specific printer was directly connected to SWIFT server 247. ...& my guess is the bank authority was having issues with pretty much everything on that particular time/day as Lazarus took control of the whole system.

  • wise wolf
    wise wolf Month ago

    Is this new gta 5 heist trailer??

  • SarielReigns777 - Верховный Кыборг

    Reason why North Korea hacked?
    Because of the Movie - The Interview

  • Bhavee Rathod
    Bhavee Rathod Month ago +73

    Because a dude opened his damn email

  • FaZe GummeBear
    FaZe GummeBear Month ago

    Who wanted them to win and loose at the same time

  • Real JarHead
    Real JarHead Month ago

    Jesus fuck these few hackers each probably have IQ’s higher than the entire combine IQ of students enrolled at Harvard and Yale

  • DerZeppterdesAldi
    DerZeppterdesAldi Month ago

    They should make the printers of all goverments print 24/7 the scene from the Simpsons intro where Bart keeps writing on the schoolboard: I shall not lie

  • Etyk Espeer
    Etyk Espeer Month ago

    "Fandation" is a very asian thing to write

  • NosyShk
    NosyShk Month ago

    *around 190 countries in the world*
    twO HUnDreD+ COunTRieS