Turtle Mountain Tribe hit with cyberattack

Tribal cyberattack
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Published: Nov. 10, 2021 at 8:37 PM CST
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BELCOURT, N.D. – The Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa’s tribal operations were hit with a cyberattack this week, though no one’s personal information was compromised, according to Chairman Jamie Azure.

Azure said the attack hit the tribe’s finance department in the form of a fake purchase order. He said the situation is contained.

The chairman indicated the scam did not enter the tribe’s HR systems.

Azure said he expects to learn more Friday.

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