"They accused me of hacking the met [Metropolitan] Police; Chantel Jeffries; Adam Sandler; and accused me of stealing over $1m in crypto. I'm fine though."
Criminals use so-called Russian, encrypted, or white SIMs to change their phone number, add voice manipulation to their calls, and try to stay ahead of law enforcement.
A small group of victims of SIM swapping hacks is trying to raise awareness, teach people about the scam, and put pressure on cell phone providers to step up their efforts against cybercriminals.
Sources who work for some of America’s major cellphone carriers tell us how criminals are trying to recruit them to help find new targets.