Tag: Prison

Crypto-Stealing SIM Swapper Pleads Guilty, Gets 10 Years in Prison

Crypto-Stealing SIM Swapper Pleads Guilty, Gets 10 Years in Prison Joel Ortiz, a college student who allegedly stole cryptocurrency worth over $ 5 million, has pleaded guilty and accepted a 10-year prison sentence. Ortiz was arrested last year and accused of hijacking the phone numbers of around 40 people. He […]

U.S. Man Faces up to 5 Years in Prison for ‘Unlicensed’ Bitcoin Sales via LocalBitcoins

U.S. Man Faces up to 5 Years in Prison for ‘Unlicensed’ Bitcoin Sales via LocalBitcoins An American man has pled guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmitting business, having sold hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of Bitcoin on LocalBitcoins.com Cointelegraph.com News

Josh Garza Sentenced to Prison and Fined $9M over GAW & Paycoin Scam

Josh Garza Sentenced to Prison and Fined M over GAW & Paycoin Scam U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Connecticut has announced Homero Joshua Garza (Josh Garza) has been sentenced to “21 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, the first six months of which [Mr. Garza] must […]