Suburban school district hacked, $665K stolen, returned

    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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