JD.com's Chinabank Payments fined over forex transfers
JD.com's Chinabank Payments fined over forex transfers | NASDAQ. SHANGHAI, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Chinabank Payments, a unit of e-commerce company JD.com JD.O, has been fined 29.43 million yuan ($4.18 million) for illegally transferring foreign currencies overseas, China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) said on its website. Chinabank Payments said in a statement that in 2017 the platform had been negligent with some of its users' access, which was then exploited by a number of external merchants to make illegal transactions. "Chinabank Payments seriously reflected on our business management and carried out rectifications. We apologise for the negative impact we caused to the industry," it said, adding that the firm was supportive of the regulator's decision.