Two Men Charged Over Crypto Theft By SIM Swapping

Two men from Massachusetts were arrested and charged by the Boston U.S. District Court with stealing high-value social media accounts and hundreds of thousands worth of cryptocurrency from at least ten victims by using SIM swapping, death threats, and hacking. Eric Meiggs and Declan Harrington, the two defendants, were charged with one count of conspiracy, eight counts of wire fraud, one count of computer fraud and abuse, and one count of aggravated identity theft in an 11-count indictment unsealed today.

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