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ID:

josh-jones-537

Date:

Status:

Incident Count:

February 22, 2020

Verified

1

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REKT

Contributor:

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zerofriction.io

KYC By:

KYC:

None

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Audit By:

Audits:

None

Loss Amount:

46,000,000

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Recovered:

-

Rewards:

Currency:

USD

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Key Indicators

Platform:

Type:

Category:

Method:

Data Sources:

Individual

SIM

Extended Method:

SIM hijacking

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Days in Operation:

0

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Josh Jones, founder of Bitcoin Builder and Mt.Gox's second largest creditor, has had $45 million worth of digital currency stolen. Jones lost $46 million in Bitcoin when he was targeted in the SIM swap attack in February 2020. The Toronto Spectator confirmed with multiple sources. Authorities say this was the largest ever cryptocurrency theft from a single victim.

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