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Impostors bilk Omaha’s Scoular Co. out of $17.2 million 

Corporate cybercrime on an international scale has hit one of Omaha’s biggest and oldest companies.

The Scoular Co., an employee-owned commodities trader founded 120 years ago, has been taken for $17.2 million in an international email swindle, according to federal court documents.

An executive with the 800-employee company wired the money in installments last summer to a bank in China after receiving emails ordering him to do so, says an FBI statement filed last month in U.S. District Court in Omaha.

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