According to sources, Seminole County Public Schools (a Education organization in Florida) was hit with a cyber attack. It was first reported on 2024-03-04.

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Source 1  |  2024-03-04

$1.3M lost after scammers target Seminole County Public Schools

“ Seminole County Public Schools, the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, and the U.S. Secret Service are trying to find out what happened to more than $1 million of funds after the district fell victim to a scam.“

“A report News 6 obtained from the sheriff’s office shows a fraudulent email and header was received by district staff in December, and a $1.3 million dollar payment was made to a fraudulent account. “

““Upon discovery of an error, SCPS immediately took action and continues to work closely with law enforcement to address this incident. This is an ongoing investigation, and as such, no further details are available to be shared at this time,” Katherine Crnkovich APR, CPRC Communications Officer Office of Communications said via email. “

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