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Stolen computer detected by nonprofit's wireless network




Stolen computer detected by nonprofit's wireless network
Stolen computer detected by nonprofit's wireless network



http://www.islandpacket.com/2010/04/14/1207383/stolen-computer-detected-by-nonprofits.html 

By Patrick Donohue
beaufortgazette.com
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 
month.

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 
network."

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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