Governor's office says Kristi Noem's cellphone hacked
Incident follows release of social security numbers of governor, family members
Gov. Kristi Noem’s personal cellphone number has been hijacked by hackers and used to make hoax phone calls, according to the South Dakota governor’s office.
The allegations of hacking have been reported to the South Dakota Fusion Center, the state’s law enforcement arm that handles terrorism prevention and investigations, according to a news release issued Monday afternoon by Noem’s Press Secretary Amelia Joy.
The hacking incident follows the publication of Noem and her family members social security numbers being released as part of exhibits presented during hearings of the United States House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack.
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