Update on case involving VT workers’ information being phished

Mike Donoghue reports a follow-up to a January 2016 phishing incident previously noted on this site:

Two Nigerians, indicted in Vermont on federal charges of conspiracy to file fraudulent tax returns, stole personal identification information from hundreds of Vermont state employees and other government workers, a prosecutor said Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Drescher made the disclosure as he argued against the release of Osariemen Isibor, 31, who sought to return as a graduate student to Northern Illinois University in DelKalb while awaiting trial. Drescher questioned whether Isibor would stick around to face criminal charges.

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