Bittrex exchange sued by victim over the 100 Bitcoin SIM swap hack

posted 15 days ago
Crypto exchange Bittrex is being sued over a SIM swap that netted criminals 100 Bitcoin(about $1M in USD terms)

The case resembles other recent high-profile heists in which a hacker seizes control of a victim’s cell phone to then loot online crypto accounts: the swap was from cellular carrier AT&T, money was taken from Bittrex, and the hack took control over the victim’s online identity. The hack against Seattle-based angel investor Gregg Bennett, however, has not been resolved by criminal investigators, as others have before being made public in legal filings.
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