In 2014, while Huay was being treated for coronary artery disease in a hospital, her daughter and a few of the bank's employees allegedly colluded in changing the withdrawal rules of Huay’s savings account from signing with a signature to fingerprint identification. They later used a fake power of attorney document to verify the withdrawal.
They also took money from Huay’s opened-end fund.
The public prosecutor decided to sue the victim’s daughter and the four bank employees in a criminal case of embezzlement and faking documents.
Meanwhile, KasikornBank has clarified in a statement that its employees proceeded according to the wishes of the customer's close relatives, with no ill intention.
The bank will provide facts and evidence in compliance with court's orders, it said.
Published : November 19, 2019
By : The Nation