On or about Jul7 23, 2017, using Mr. Middleton's stolen mobile number through SIM swap fraud, his credentials obtained from TMobile, the unknown party stole approximately $8.7M from his corporate and personal cryptocurrency addresses, wallets, and online exchange accounts. Further, TMobile similarly provided access to hackers on at least August 22, 2017, September 16, 2017 and twice on October 4, 2017, and continued to provide access to hackers in 2018 and 2019.
11/24/2021 Update Letter Brief-Reply to Defendants Response by Reginald Middleton.
11/18/21 Update Letter Brief in Response to MEMORANDUM in Support Plaintiffs Letter Brief Regarding the Question of Contract Formation filed by Reginald Middleton, by T-Mobile US, Inc.
11/11/21 Update Plaintiffs Letter Brief Regarding the Question of Contract Formation got filed by Reginald Middleton.
In this letter, Mr. Middleton expressed that he was not aware that he could opt-out of the arbitration clause was in T Mobiles Terms & Conditions, therefore, exempting him from the clause.
2/10/21 Update Defendant T-Mobile filed a Motion to Compel _Arbitration and Stay Active. _
The defendant stated that Plaintiff Reginald Middleton has agreed to T Mobiles Terms & Conditions includes T-Mobile requires arbitration to solve disputes when Plaintiff Reginald Middleton signed as a T-Mobile customer.
The same day, Plaintiff Reginald Middleton filed a request to deny the defendant's request to compel him to arbitration.
The side of the plaintiff argued that the present federal action properly belongs in this Court and is not subject to the arbitration clause in T-Mobile’s Terms and Conditions.
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).
The tort of intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) occurs when one acts abominably or outrageously with intent to cause another to suffer severe emotional distress, such as issuing the threat of future harm.
This law makes deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any business unlawful.
Negligent Hiring, Retention, and Supervision is a legal claim made against an employer where an employer must have known or been on notice that the employee was unfit or incompetent to perform the work for which he or she was hired or retained.
Gross negligence is more than simple carelessness or failure to act. It is willful behavior done with extreme disregard for the health and safety of others. It is conduct likely to cause foreseeable harm.
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 claims that AT&T allowed hackers to fraudulently SIM swap his mobile number leads to hackers stealing 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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