Feb 232018

CBC News reports:

An Edmonton man is facing fraud and extortion charges after several businesses had their computer networks hacked and data stolen, resulting in losses of $1.5 million.

An Edmonton business reported to police that its IT system was hacked in July, police said in a release Thursday.


A 37-year-old man is charged with 18 criminal offences including extortion, mischief in relation to computer data, fraudulently obtaining computer service, and theft over $5,000.

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