Once again, Orlando Sentinel reporters peered behind the curtains of Florida’s unchecked voucher-school system to see how $1 billion worth of public money is being used. And once again, what they found was ugly.
Controversial Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg, who gave $3.5 million in contracts to friends and allies after his election, asked one of them to hack into the county’s computer system, shut it down and demand a $500,000 ransom to be paid in Bitcoin. Brent Tyler, 30, said the tax collector offered to tumble the cryptocurrency through several Bitcoin wallets and split it 50-50 with him.
A review by The New York Times of evidence reveals striking parallels with recent crashes — and resistance by the team of Americans to a full airing of findings that later proved relevant to the Max. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/20/business/boeing-737-accidents.html