The telecoms giant has requested the dismissal of an outstanding claim for $200 million in punitive damages.
Michael Terpin has been attempting to bring the action against AT&T for its alleged liability in a SIM-swap hack.
AT&T is not taking a lawsuit against it by a SIM swap victim lying down, filing a motion to dismiss it that attacks the victim’s claims as fundamentally flawed.
A Canadian teen has been charged with stealing crypto worth over $50M in a SIM swapping scheme that targeted prominent crypto and blockchain personalities
Yousef Selassie, 19, of Brooklyn, allegedly unlawfully accessed the accounts of over 75 victims in the United States.
An alleged SIM swapper purportedly used the proceeds from stolen crypto to buy royalties to rap music, fancy cars and gold jewelry, court documents show.
Gregg Bennett is suing Bittrex for allowing someone to walk off with almost 100 BTC, currently worth around $1 million, this past April.
Mobile network AT&T intends to defend allegations made by a customer regarding its alleged role in a SIM swap scam.
AT&T is at the center of yet another SIM swap incident and this time, the victim lost $1.8M in crypto from several exchanges.