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Cyberscammer Duped Mass. Clean Energy Center, Audit Finds

Law360, Boston (June 11, 2018, 2:58 PM EDT) -- Not only did a cyberscammer trick a Massachusetts clean energy agency into wiring public funds, but the agency also botched the reporting of the crime to its board of directors and to authorities, according to a state audit released Monday.

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center unwittingly wired the money to an account controlled by a cybercriminal and then waited more than seven months to report the incident to the agency's full board of directors, according to state Auditor Suzanne Bump. MassCEC also never filed a formal...
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