Business owner discovers embezzling scheme thanks to computer virus

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2018 01 27 – Click to read full article

IMPACT: she had embezzled more than $750,000 from her employer

DISCOVERED BY: accidentally installed a virus on his home computer. Since it was also connected to the business network, it had online access to the accounting software. The virus would not let Light sign out of the system which in turn prevented Yangson from using the “single-user” mode. She had been using this to manipulate the books without anyone else noticing