A resident of Moscow called the police for stealing cryptocurrencies executed through substitution of the SIM card. It is reported Agency city news «Moscow» with reference to press-service GU MVD of Russia in the Russian capital.
According to the victim, unknown to the replaced SIM card registered to his father, and then sold through Telegram-bot 1,09 bitcoin (more than 700 thousand rubles at the exchange rate at the time of writing).
Police already started investigation under article 144-145 of the criminal procedure code of the Russian Federation.
We will remind, in January, 18-year-old hacker Samy Bensaci was charged with four criminal fraud charges $50 million in cryptocurrency, complete with spoof SIM cards.
In addition, in November last year in the United States was arrested fraudsters who set up a bitcoin business in a few hundreds of thousands of dollars through SIM swapping.