Beth Hundsdorfer reports:
A Mascoutah man stationed at Scott Air Force Base and hired to ensure the security of Department of Defense computers was being investigated for hacking before he took his own life, according to recently unsealed federal court records.
FBI Agent Christopher Trifiletti showed up to question Jamie Magers, 33, who worked as a cyber-security specialist, at his office at Scott Air Force Base on Sept. 23. Trifiletti also had a search warrant to search Magers’ home at 410 Turquoise Court in Mascoutah, allowing them to seize computer equipment at the home. The contents of the search warrant affidavit were unsealed in federal court earlier this month.
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