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California Man Must Pay $61K in Restitution for SIM Swap Scam That Stole One Victim's Crypto
The swindle defrauded Apple and targeted at least 40 people.
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Another Bitcoin Investor Sues T-Mobile Over SIM Swap Attack
This isn't the first time T-Mobile has faced litigation over its alleged breach in its duty of care over customer data.
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US Man Pleads Guilty to SIM-Swap Attacks Targeting High-Profile Crypto Accounts
Eric Meiggs focused his attacks on those he considered original gangsters of crypto social media.
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T-Mobile Sued Over SIM Attack That Resulted in Loss of $450K in Bitcoin
The plaintiff lost 15 bitcoin after an interaction with a T-Mobile customer who had been victim of a SIM-swapping attack.
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Alabama Man Charged Over SIM Swap Hacks That Stole $150K in Crypto
Joseph Chase Oaks allegedly used SIM-swap hacks to access victim's online accounts between August 2018 and October 2019.
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10 Arrested Over SIM-Swap Hacks That Stole $100M in Crypto From Celebrities: Europol
The alleged international criminal network targeted online influencers, sports stars, musicians and their families in the U.S.
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Mobile Firm Employee Charged With Aiding Crypto SIM-Swap Attacks Targeting 19
Stephen Defiore was allegedly paid to transfer cellphone accounts to ones owned by a co-conspirator.
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Irish Man Gets 3 Years in Prison for Stealing $2.5M in Crypto Through SIM Hacks
The man was part of a criminal group that compromised crypto accounts with assistance from contacts at mobile operators.
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Two Indicted in Latest Federal Prosecution of SIM-Swapping Crypto Theft
One alleged conspirator tried to SWAT the other after he "failed to share" the pair's stolen crypto.
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This Entrepreneur Was SIM-Swapped so Often, He Started a Company to Fight It
Efani’s solution to SIM-swapping? Make it so difficult to make changes to a cell phone account that an attack is virtually impossible.
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