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June, July Activities Outlined for Martinsburg Borough Council

Chief of Police Kerry Hoover informed the council of a recent hacking issue that affected him and his wife. The hacker was able to get copies of checks by hacking into a business’s account, where Hoover had recently shopped. The hacker “washed” the check, which means they changed the check number, who it was made out to and the amount. Hoover advised council to check their online banking often to make sure fraudulent purchases aren’t being made.

“They could drain you dry before you know it,” Hoover said.

The search for officers continues. The department handed out one application since last mo...


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