TX: School district falls victim to business email compromise scam

Atzimba Morales reports:

A business email compromise scheme targeted San Felipe Del Rio CISD recently, yet the school district remains positive the issue will be resolved.

The school district discovered the attack on Tuesday and learned funds were electronically transferred via Automated Clearing House to a fraudulent account instead of a proper account, according to a press release.

Read more on Del Rio News Herald.  The district’s press release of February 20, below, does not indicate when the fraudulent transfer occurred — only that it was discovered on February 18. As of this morning, there is nothing more recent on the district’s website as an update, so it would seem that the funds have not been recovered (as yet, anyway).


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