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Mysuru: Prompt reporting of cyber frauds has helped three victims get back their lost money. When fraudsters withdraw RS 44,000 from credit card of Rajinikanth from Choranahalli on the pretext of updating the KYC form online, little did he realise that he was being duped, and unsuspectingly shared the one-time password to the caller. “However, he didn’t waste time in reporting the fraud and it has helped to get his money back. City police have played an excellent role in recovering the money from the fraudster based in Mumbai", the cops stated on Friday.
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According to the Treasury Department, the growing use of art as an investment or financial asset may render high-value art exchanges vulnerable to money laundering.
One year after the Federal Government imposed the National Identification Number and Subscribers Identification Module card (NIN-SIM) verification and linkage exercise on Nigerians, with the hope of curbing rising insecurity in the country, nothing concrete has so far been achieved in stemming the tide of attacks. Noble as the exercise appeared at the outset, especially driven by the need to have a robust national database in the country, the snag however, is that over 415 days after the policy came to being on December 16, 2020, the security situation in the country has not fared better.
Your cellphone number is a single point of failure.
Think about it. You use your cellphone number all the time. You use it when you sign up to sites and services, and sometimes you’ll use it to log into an app or a game on your phone. Your phone number can be used to reset your account if you forget your password. And, you use it for two-factor authentication to securely login to your accounts.
Michael Pierre claims that Coinbase was grossly negligent of its promise to protect and secure its customers' cryptocurrencies from cyberattacks. Mr. Pierre further claims that Coinbase dropped the ball on a series of anti-cyber attack/anti-hack precautions mandated by federal and state laws, rules, and regulations for cryptocurrency exchanges like Coinbase.
Mr. Etheridge alleges that hackers fraudulently SIM swapped his mobile number and stole 159.8 Ethereum tokens from him.
Mr. Kevin Frye claims that T-Mobile employees allowed hackers to steal his phone number through SIM swap. Mr. Frye lost $87,000 worth of BTC from his Coinbase account apart from the $1,536 was withdrawn from his Wells Fargo account.
The People of the United States alleges James O' Connor between March and May 2019. Defendant did participate in a scheme to use SIM swap to steal approximately $784,000 worth of Cryptocurrency from a Manhattan-based cryptocurrency company.
Plaintiff Boyd Egan used a fake driver's license to steal the identity of his victim and used it to request a SIM Swap in a mobile carrier's retail store. He also used the same fake driver's license to personally withdraw funds from his victims' banks with the help of SMS authentication using the victim's number that he fraudulently SIM swapped.
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