Hacking gang stole millions in cryptocurrency via SIM swaps

Six people have been indicted for allegedly being SIM card swappers who stole victims’ identities and their cryptocurrency, and three mobile phone company employees have been indicted for allegedly accepting bribes to help them steal subscribers’ identities. On Thursday, federal prosecutors in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Michigan said that the six alleged hackers are part of a hacking gang called “The Community.” The gang allegedly carried out seven attacks that netted a cryptocurrency haul valued at more than US $2.4 million.

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