USA v Matthew Ditman and Ahmad Hared


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

9/16/2021 Update Mathew Ditman was given stipulation for Travel by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler on 9/16/2021. He should leave on December 24 and return on December 31, 2021

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 got 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 discoveries is produced by the government and getting 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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