SIM Swapping

The Rise and Fall of Digital Bandits ‘ACG’: From High Life Hackers to National Menace

October 16, 2023. Joseph Cox’s compelling investigation, “The Rise and Fall of Digital Bandits ‘ACG,’” chronicles the transformative journey of a group of hackers from their early high-profile exploits to becoming a national menace. Cox meticulously traces the group’s origins and initial forays into the world of hacking, portraying their ascent to notoriety. The narrative […]

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Victim of Crypto SIM-Swap Attack Uses Bitcoin Transaction to Sue Thieves

A California man, Ryan Dellone, who lost $100,000 in a 2021 SIM-swapping attack, is taking legal action against the unknown holder of a cryptocurrency wallet containing his stolen funds. This case is believed to be the first instance where a federal court acknowledges using information from a bitcoin transaction, such as a link to a

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Hacker’s Lavish Lifestyle and Alleged $24 Million Cryptocurrency Theft Unveiled in Civil Lawsuit

January 15, 2019. Nicholas Truglia, a 21-year-old Manhattan resident accused of orchestrating SIM swap attacks to steal tens of millions in cryptocurrencies, faces disturbing revelations in a civil lawsuit filed by one of his alleged victims, cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin. The documents present a chilling portrait of Truglia, who reportedly stole from family members, including

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SIM Swapping Hacker Ordered to Forfeit $5.2 Million in Bitcoin and Sports Car for Crypto Theft from Northern California Executives

September 9, 2023. federal judge has mandated that Ahmad Wagaafe Hared, a hacker accused of pilfering cryptocurrency from Northern California crypto executives, forfeit nearly $5.2 million worth of Bitcoin and a sports car to the U.S. government. Hared, who began his activities as a teenager in 2016, allegedly collaborated with co-conspirators to target cryptocurrency executives

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