Browsing the "SIM Swapping" Tag

US Authorities Arrest Alleged SIM Swappers After Crypto Thefts

| Nikhilesh De

The FBI has arrested two individuals on charges of stealing and attempting to steal $550,000 in cryptocurrency by SIM swapping 10 victims.

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AT&T Responds to Crypto Exec’s SIM Swap Suit: See You in Court

| Danny Nelson

The loss highlights an obvious question for security experts, who wondered why an experienced crypto executive would keep such high sums online.

Another AT&T SIM Swapping Hack Targets Trio of Crypto Execs

| Danny Nelson

Another crypto executive is suing AT&T over a SIM swapping hack that he claims cost him $1.7 million in digital assets.

Michael Terpin Urges FCC to Curb Crypto Fraud That Cost Him $24 Million

| Nathan DiCamillo

Terpin plans to distribute his letter to a major mobile industry conference.

AT&T Fails to Win Dismissal in $24 Million Crypto SIM-Swap Lawsuit

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto investor Michael Terpin has won an early victory in his attempt to sue AT&T over a SIM-swapping hack that lost a claimed $24 million.

Crypto Investor Awarded Over $75 Million in SIM-Swapping Hack Case

| Yogita Khatri

U.S.-based cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin has been awarded over $75 million in a lawsuit related to a SIM-swapping fraud.

Student Gets 10-Year Jail Term for SIM-Swap Crypto Thefts Worth $7.5 Million

| Yogita Khatri

A 21-year-old student from the U.S. who stole over $7.5 million in cryptocurrency via SIM-swap hacks has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Alleged SIM-Swap Crypto Thief Indicted for Hacking Over 50 US Victims

| Yogita Khatri

A 20-year-old man has been formally charged in a U.S. supreme court indictment over 52 cases of SIM-swap identity and crypto theft.

Victims Sue AT&T, T-Mobile Over ‘SIM Swap’ Crypto Hacks

| Daniel Palmer

A cryptocurrency-focused law firm in the U.S. says it has filed lawsuits against AT&T and T-Mobile on behalf of victims of "SIM swapping" hacks.