IL: Evanston Township High School Defrauded Of $48,570 In Hack That Exposed 1,139 Identities

Jonah Meadows reports:

Evanston Township High School officials got scammed out of more than $48,000 during a monthslong data breach that also exposed the personal information of more than 1,100 Illinois residents, Patch has learned.

The fraudulent payment was reported to Evanston police, and the data breach was disclosed to the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, as is required by law, according to police and school district records obtained by Evanston Patch via public records requests.

Neither the fraud nor the data breach had been made public, until now.

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