The Gotianun-owned bank said it has launched an investigation into the matter.
“We have been in touch with the two affected depositors. They have been informed that an internal investigation is ongoing and that we will credit back to their account the amount taken,” the listed lender said in a statement.
The bank said the amount lost from the two depositors’ bank accounts were “not significant,” although there’s buzz that it runs to hundreds of millions of pesos.
EastWest assured that the disappearance of its two depositors’ money was an isolated Incident and will not happen again.