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The Department of Justice (DOJ) charges three people for stealing over $400 million from FTX exchange
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) charges three people for stealing over $400 million from FTX exchange

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged three people for orchestrating a SIM-swapping attack, leading to the theft of over $400 million from a company, suspected to be the collapsed FTX exchange. The accused are Robert Powell, Emily Hernandez, and Carter Rohn. They allegedly conducted SIM-swapping scams targeting multiple victims from March 2021 through April 2023. The indictment, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, doesn’t exactly name FTX exchange , but sources cited by Bloomberg indicate that the exchange is referred to as Victim Company-1 in the filing. Furthermore, the 3 individuals are