Accused hacker may kill himself if extradited to US

An alleged hacker wanted in the US for involvement in a £35m cryptocurrency heist should not be extradited because he poses a ‘high’ suicide risk, a court heard. Corey De Rose, 22, along with other members of the hacker group ‘The Community’, allegedly used a technique known as ‘Sim Swapping’ or ‘Sim Hacking’ to steal the identities and cryptocurrency wallets of Americans. The gang allegedly used the information to access digital wallet, exchanged crypto assets for bitcoin and transferred it…

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