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State BOE Director Reports Online Extortion Attempt

(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

The head of the state Board of Elections says he was the victim of an online extortion attempt. Steve Sandvoss is on administrative leave while State Police investigate. Board officials say the attempt was similar to typical online scams, and that they are conducting an internal assessment of their system’s devices and security. Officials say the investigation will not impact today’s elections.


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