Thursday, December 11, 2008

Another Political Hack in Illinois (not Blago)

Steinbach accuses mayor of spying
Former rival says Calderone hacked municipal e-mail accounts

IL - Using information gleaned from the hard drives of a dozen village-owned computers, former commissioner Theresa Steinbach has named Mayor Anthony Calderone, her next-door neighbor, as the culprit responsible for allegedly hacking into her municipal e-mail account.

The accusation was filed in federal court this month as an amendment to the 2006 suit in which Steinbach accused three unknown Forest Park officials of privacy violations. Supporting the accusation is a third-party report that concludes the mayor's laptop was used to access the e-mail accounts of five employees and public officials, including Steinbach's. (more)