WA: Email account of Northwest University’s CFO hacked; school out nearly $60,000

Amy Clancy reports:

KIRO 7 has uncovered documents detailing the Kirkland Police Department’s ongoing investigation into how a suspect, or ring of suspects, was able to hijack the school email account of Northwest University’s chief financial officer.

The hacking of CFO John Jordan’s email account has the Kirkland college out nearly $60,000.

According to detectives, the thieves secretly monitored Jordan’s emails and, when a legitimate payment was due to a school vendor, the hackers re-routed the money.

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