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GOP senator's campaign says cybercriminals stole $690,000 from them

Posted on AllSides January 21st, 2023
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Hundreds of thousands of dollars were stolen from the campaign of Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran (R) by a cybercriminal, his campaign office said in a filing to the Federal Election Commission.

Driving the news: A campaign spokesperson told NBC News that the FBI has opened an investigation into the matter.

Moran’s campaign said in the filing from December that the campaign sent two fraudulent wire invoices that totaled $690,000.

One wire payment was sent on Oct. 25 for $345,000, while another was sent for the same amount on Nov. 9, according to the filing.

On Nov. 23,...

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