Hackers Steal $665K From Pa. School District

Police say the stolen money was wired to foreign bank accounts. They were able to recover it

Friday, Apr 12, 2013  |  Updated 6:33 PM EDT
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Hackers Steal $665K From Pa. School District

Officials in a suburban Philadelphia school system say computer hackers stole more than half a million dollars from the district, but authorities have recovered the money.
 
Downingtown Area administrators said Friday that they discovered irregularities in a district bank account two days ago.

  An investigation by local law enforcement and the FBI revealed that three wire transfers totaling $665,000 had been sent to foreign bank accounts.
 
Superintendent Lawrence Mussoline says the money has been recovered, but the investigation is ongoing.

 


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