**The People of the United States of America alleges that Mason John Sheppard is "Chaewon", who is part of the gang that was responsible for the infamous Twitter hack on July 15, 2020. **
Mason John Sheppard conspired with other hackers to knowingly steal desirable Twitter handles to sell and steal celebrity Twitter accounts to control and use for scamming victims by asking them to send bitcoin to get more bitcoins.
7/31/20 Update The Court has granted the prosecution's motion to unseal the complaint and affidavit of this case.
Mason John Sheppard has violated the Laws as per section United States Code, Section 1030,1343, and 1956.
confederate, and agree together and with each other to commit
A person knowingly did combine, conspire, confederate, and agree together and with each other to commit money laundering.
is a claim related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets (encourages, incites) another person in the commission of a crime.
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 Frye lost $87,000 worth of BTC from his Coinbase account apart from the $1,536 was withdrawn from his Wells Fargo account.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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