By Patrick Donohue
April 14, 2010
Cindi Riley couldn't believe her eyes as she monitored activity on the
Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry's wireless computer network last
Connected to the unsecured network was one of the nonprofit's old
computers, a computer among seven stolen during a late-January burglary
at the group's Beaufort office.
"I was so mad," said Riley, the charity's assistant executive director.
"Someone was using one of our stolen computers within range of our
Riley forwarded her findings to the Beaufort Police Department and
Investigator George Erdell, who had been assigned the case.
Investigators traced the computer to a home two doors down from the
Prince Street office and recovered one of the stolen computers Friday,
said Beaufort Police Chief Matt Clancy.
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