Cyberthieves steal $449K from city coffers

Friday, 1 June 2007, 1:10 AM EST

In a bold move, a thief or thieves stole $449,000 from the city of Carson, Calif., but the eagle-eyed city treasurer noticed the actions and called police.

The incidents occurred last Wednesday and Thursday, when City Treasurer Karen Avilla noticed that $90,500 was transferred out of the city's general fund bank account to an unknown recipient, according to police reports filed by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

At Computerworld.

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