Identity theft may have exceeded the last limit if a woman's allegations against an astronaut are true.
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Summer Worden, a former Air Force intelligence officer, lives in Kansas. was married to astronaut Anne McClain. KPRC said that in the midst of a year-long divorce and education dispute, Worden claims its former spouse has accessed their bank account from space. According to The New York Times, McClain broke into her bank accounts while aboard the International Space Station.
McClain admitted using her lawyer to access the bank account from space According to the Times, the computer system is registered with NASA. However, McClain said she was just keeping an eye out for the couple's stubborn finances, the newspaper said.
"I was shocked and appalled at her audacity to believe she could get away with it, and I was very disappointed that I could not keep anything to myself," Worden told KPRC.
McClain's lawyer Rusty Hardin told the TV station: "Family matters are extremely difficult and private for everyone involved."
"Neither Anne nor we will comment on this personal matter," Hardin said. "We value the understanding and respect of the media, because privacy is in the best interests of the children and family concerned."
In a statement to the KPRC, NASA said it had not commented on the matter.
"NASA has made no statement on this and has no personal or personal concerns." Anne McClain is an active astronaut. "
NASA officials told The Times they did not know about crimes on the space station.
McClain, who returned to Earth after her six-month mission in June, conducted a sub-Eid interview with NASA's General Inspectorate last week. the newspaper reported.
"She denies that she did anything wrong," Hardin told The Times.
Hardin told the newspaper that the Bank's access from space was an attempt to ensure that there was enough money on Worden's account to pay bills and take care of them the child they raised. According to Hardin, McClain continued to use the same password, claiming she had never heard of Worden, the Times reported.
The battle from space could be the first case, but Mark Sundahl, director of the Global Space Law Center at Cleveland State University, said it probably will not be the last.
"The more we go out there and spend time there, the more things we will do here in space," Sundahl told the Times.
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