Tatra bank offers reward for capture of rumour mongers

Privately-owned financial house Tatra banka has offered Sk5 million ($105,000) for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for spreading rumours the bank was on the verge of collapse; the rumours, spread electronically and through SMS messages, led to the withdrawal of several hundred million crowns in client deposits.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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