PPS recovered $2.9M nearly lost in scam

Portland Public Schools says employees fell for a scam, and mistakenly sent $2.9 million to a fraudulent bank account. Good news is all of the money was returned to the district’s coffers. Authorities are still investigating, but we talked to a cyber security expert for insight on how this likely happened. KGW’s Morgan Romero has a breakdown of what happened.
Published: 6:14 PM PDT August 20, 2019
Updated: 6:12 PM PDT August 20, 2019