Mr. LaPrairie claims that Presidio was grossly negligent and has breached their contract Where they've promised to protect the personally-identifying information of their employees when hackers were able to get hold of their sensitive information and use it for criminal activities such as SIM swap fraud.
10/28/2021 Update The case was transferred To Southern District of New York.
10/07/2021 Update Motion to Dismiss. Responses are due on or before October 28, 2021. Replies are due on or before November 4, 2021.
9/11/2021 Update Notice of appearance BY Presidio- 09-01-2021
5/11/2021 Update Defendant ( Presidio ) shall file their opposition to the motion to remand on or before August 31, 2021, Plaintiff shall file his reply on or before September 14, 2021.
5/10/21 Update Plaintiff Eric LaPraire files a motion to remand the Supreme Court of New York, County of Monroe.
4/8/21 Update From the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the Defendants PRESIDIO INC who Jointly and collectively, by and through their undersigned Attorney's, Will get removed. Above-captioned civil action and all claims and causes of action therein from the Supreme Court of New York.
Negligence is defined as a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances. The behavior usually consists of actions, but can also consist of omissions when there is some duty to act (e.g., a duty to help victims of one's previous conduct).
An actor is negligent per se if she violates a statute that is designed to protect against the type of accident or harm caused by her conduct, and the plaintiff is someone the statute is designed to protect.
An express contract is an agreement with clearly stated terms to which both parties are bound at the time it is formed. This contract may be either oral or written. It must demonstrate an offer and unconditional acceptance, and be expressed in an easy-to-understand manner.
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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