Global Anti-Bribery Guidance

Best practice for companies in the UK and overseas

5.3.2 Passive Bribery by Bank Employees: Bank’s Customers Robbed of £113 Million

Along with his accomplices, Feezan Choudhary stole £113 million from a UK bank’s customers. He paid a £250 bribe every time corrupt staff at a UK bank provided information about the bank’s customers. In September 2016, he was jailed for 11 years and a total of 19 people were convicted including three of the bank’s employees.