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A Texas school district lost $2.3 million in a phishing email scam, police say

(CNN)Texas authorities and the FBI are investigating after the Manor Independent School District lost about $2.3 million in a phishing email scam, the school system said in a news release.There were three separate fraudulent transactions throughout the scam, that all took place in November, Manor Police Department Det. Anne Lopez told CNN affiliate KEYE."Scams are unbiased, they reach anyone anywhere any time," Lopez told the news station.Police haven't provided any further information on the scam.The school district serves more than 9,600 students, according to its Facebook page. Manor is about 15 miles from Austin, Texas. In a statement, the police department said that while the investigation remains ongoing, they have "strong leads.""Ma ...