If the team behind “The Circus in Winter” has its way (and if enough money can be raised and script kinks worked out), the Ball State University-incubated musical might be the first Tony award winner conceived as a collaborative class project.
Digital forensics students take a rigorous course load that includes criminology, policing, criminal evidence, criminal law, computer science, computer security, digital forensics and geographic information systems.
A local senior home health specialist said he believes the identity thefts are connected to the recent cyberattack on Indianapolis-based health care insurer Anthem Inc., which covers Ball State employees.
The men who engineered the scams now are in federal prison. Meanwhile, Gale Prizevoits, who served as Ball State’s director of cash and investments from 2006 until her firing in 2011, stands disgraced but hasn’t been charged.
The chairman of the Ball State University board of trustees has told the State Budget Committee the school is operating under the assumption it won't be able to recover $12.6 million in fraudulent investments.