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WA: Email account of Northwest University’s CFO hacked; school out nearly $60,000

Amy Clancy reports:

KIRO 7 has uncovered documents detailing the Kirkland Police Department’s ongoing investigation into how a suspect,or ring of suspects, was able to hijack the school email account ofNorthwest University’s chief financial officer.The hacking of CFO John Jordan’s email accounthas the Kirkland college out nearly $60,000.According to detectives, the thieves secretly monitored Jordan’s emails and, when a legitimate payment was due to a school vendor, the hackers re-routed the money.

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