Accused ‘millionaire hacker’ bailed ahead of extradition hearing

A hacker who became a millionaire after helping carry out a £35m cryptocurrency heist was granted bail ahead of his extradition hearing. Corey De Rose, 22, allegedly used a technique known as “Sim Swapping” or “Sim Hacking” to steal the identities and cryptocurrency wallets of Americans along with other members of the hacker group “The Community”. The self-professed member of ‘hackergroup’ allegedly stole more than £35m in cryptocurrency from numerous victims, and a further US$8.5m from a victim identified as…

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