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
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.
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.
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 Frye lost $87,000 worth of BTC from his Coinbase account apart from the $1,536 was withdrawn from his Wells Fargo account.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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