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.
Eric Meiggs focused his attacks on those he considered original gangsters of crypto social media.
The plaintiff lost 15 bitcoin after an interaction with a T-Mobile customer who had been victim of a SIM-swapping attack.
This isn't the first time T-Mobile has faced litigation over its alleged breach in its duty of care over customer data.
Joseph Chase Oaks allegedly used SIM-swap hacks to access victim's online accounts between August 2018 and October 2019.
The alleged international criminal network targeted online influencers, sports stars, musicians and their families in the U.S.