Captainvalor Michael Turpin (Michael Terpin), which in 2013 became one of the founders of the group bitcoin investors BitAngels and cryptocurrency BitAngels Fund/Dapps Fund, filed in U.S. District court in Los Angeles with a lawsuit against the Telecom giant AT&T, which asks for damages of $224 million

According to the plaintiff, the complaint is recorded on 69 pages for the last 7 months, his mobile phone was hacked twice, which cost him $24 million in cryptocurrency, while AT&T contributed to the hacker, showed criminal negligence violated the obligations established by law and not fulfilled are set out in the privacy Policy obligations.

Turpin is confident that the theft of funds occurred due to the theft of his digital identity, is tied to a mobile phone service provider AT&T. the plaintiff believes that his number was used by the insider in the company without real confirmation and password.

“What did AT&T can be compared to the hotel, which gave the thief with a fake passport room key and safe key in the room to steal the jewels from the safe of the rightful owner,” said the plaintiff.

Recall that recently the Japanese company Trend Micro, specializing in cyber security, found available for purchase on the Internet malware for bitcoin ATMs. Previously in the UK known hacker of West Grant (Grant West), who carried out over 100 attacks on companies around the world, during which he has received financial information from thousands of customers, was sentenced to 10 years in prison.