Hacker’s victim ‘is crooked’

An alleged hacker wanted in the US for involvement in a £35m cryptocurrency heist should not be extradited to the US because one of his victims is ‘crooked’, 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. Reggie Middleton, CEO of financial technology company Veritaseum, claims he lost $8.6 million (£6.4m) in…

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