Singapore’s privacy scammers also tricked Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS) into using the personal information of Riot Games co-founder and co-chair Marc Merrill for $ 5.4 million worth of cloud computing. I let you provide the service.
Singaporean citizen Ho Jun Jia (a / k / a Matthew Ho, a / k / a, Precision a / k / a Ethereum Vendor) was sentenced to 10 years in prison for several charges. He was convicted Thursday after pleading guilty to twelve charges, including fraud, drug consumption, and unauthorized access to computer materials.
According to local media, his decision also considered an additional 15 charges. The prisoner is now on bail after his father paid $ 180,000. District Judge Brenda Tan has postponed Ho’s execution of his sentence by one month in order to fulfill her personal promise.
A 32-year-old high school dropout masquerades as two people, including a US-based video game developer, to trick Google and Amazon Web Services (AWS) To provide $ 5.4 million worth of cloud computing services for large-scale cryptocurrency mining operations.
The prisoner obtained the developer’s personal information Illegal via the dark web.. Ho Jun Jia has forged a US driver’s license so that others can get the details. He forged his driver’s license in 2017, and after using the photoshop, exchanged them on the dark web forums in exchange for the names and credit card details of about 70 individuals.
The case was reported in October 2019 after the U.S. Department of Justice stated that he had been charged with worsening charges. Theft of personal informationWire fraud, and other federal crimes.
Who were the victims?
according to Straits Times, one of the victims of Ho Jun Jia in this cryptocurrency mining operation Mark Merrill.. He is the co-founder and co-chair of Riot Games. His company has developed popular games like Valorant and League of Legends.
Ho used Merrill’s information to open an account on Amazon Web Services. With this account, after Ho accessed the cloud computing service 40 times between November 2017 and January 2018, the latter American Express card (AMEX) was charged approximately $ 7 million.
He also used Merrill’s information to register / purchase $ 250,000 worth of cloud computing services via the Google Cloud Platform. He was convinced that AWS would continue to serve the service, even though he didn’t pay the $ 1.8 million invoice he could bear.
Ho then used Harold Borland’s details in a scam similar to AWS to trick the company into accessing a cloud computing service worth about $ 21.
Between November 2017 and March 2018, we mined approximately 1,470 units of Ether and sold 203 units for $ 350,000. 2019 He was convicted of a drug crime for consuming methamphetamine.
The district judge said the accused did not pay the victims compensation. Therefore, the court considered the extent of his crimes, the harm caused to the victims, and the ingenuity of the fraud in determining Ho’s decision.