The US National Security Agency (NSA) hacked into the Swift global banking system. This allowed the NSA to monitor financial transactions, tracing people linked together by nefarious and illegal deeds. Data documenting the tools used to hack the banking system was released online by Shadow Brokers, a hacking group. This may be the second most important disclosure of NSA activity and tools regarding data hacking since Snowden informed us in 2013. Experts believe this all actually happened. If the bank system was hacked and monitoring software implanted, it allowed the NSA to monitor financial transactions in all the banks in its system. The bank, headquartered in Belgium, has banks in Bangladesh, Kuwait, Dubai, Bahrain, Jordan, Yemen, and Qatar. .
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