April, 2022
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USA v Matthew Ditman and Ahmad Hared


Matthew Ditman and Ahmed Hared worked together used social engineering for sim swap fraud, accessed his victims online accounts to steal money and threatened them to compromise their account if they do not give more money.

6/21/21 Update Defendant Matthew Ditman was allowed to leave the Northern District of Nevada to visit his parents from August 3, 2021 to August 11, 2021.

2/6/19 Update Defendant Matthew Ditman was released from custody on a personal recognizance bond. As a condition of release, he was ordered not to travel outside of the Northern District of California and District of Nevada (where he resides). 

2/4/19 Update Parties made their first appearance before the District Judge. A large volume of discovery has been produced by the government and is being reviewed. 

Claims in
USA v Matthew Ditman and Ahmad Hared
Conspiracy to Commit Computer Fraud and Abuse

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), 18 U.S.C. 1030, is a cybersecurity law that outlaws conduct that victimizes computer systems. It protects federal computers, bank computers, and computers connected to the Internet. It shields them from trespassing, threats, damage, espionage, and from being corruptly used as instruments of fraud.


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