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Ezra Sultan v Coinbase

13/2/2018

**On December 12, 2017, Mr. Ezra Sultan contacted the advertised customer support number by Coinbase to inquire about a transfer. An individual who introduced himself as a Coinbase Support person offered to assist, insisted that Mr. Ezra disclose his sensitive and private information to resolve his issue. **

**The supposed Coinbase customer support person (Hacker) transferred a total of 545 Litecoins from Mr. Ezra's account to an unidentified and unauthorized currency wallet address. **

12/4/2019 Update The plaintiff counsel wrote to Judge Frederick Block stating that the action has been settled and all issues between Mr. Ezra Sultan and Coinbase have been ultimately resolved.

Claims in
Ezra Sultan v Coinbase
Breach of Contract – Privacy Policy
  1. The Information Practices Act of 1977, (California Civil Code §1798) delineates an elaborate statutory scheme specifically designed to implement the privacy amendment.
  2. Under California Civil Code §§1670, any dispute arising from a construction contract with a public agency, which contract contains a provision that one party to the contract or one party's agent or employee shall decide any disputes arising under that contract, shall be resolved by submitting the dispute to independent arbitration, if mutually agreeable, otherwise by litigation in a court of competent jurisdiction.
  3. California Civil Code §§1668 finds void against policy of law those contracts which seek to exempt a party from responsibility for their own fraud
Negligence

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). 

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