Florida Man Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail for Sim-Swapping and Crypto Theft

A judge has sentenced Jordan Dave Persad, 20, of Orlando, Florida, to 30 months in prison and $1 million restitution after he hacked into people’s emails, took over phone numbers, and stole $1 million worth of cryptocurrency. Taking over a cryptocurrency account is difficult, even if the hacker has the know-how. Many people use SMS-based two-factor authentication, so hackers would need access to the phone number to bypass it. As it turns out, this is not as difficult as people might think, and
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