Crypto Hijacking Teen Suspect Arrested in California
August 27, 2018
19-year-old Xzavyer Narvaez is suspected of stealing cryptocurrency from phones to the total amount of $1,009,000 via mobile phone. As police said, the suspect replaced SIM-cards to access the victims’ phones. 28 persons are supposed to lose their funds as a result.
In 2018 Bittrex transferred $1,009,000 to Xzavyer’s account for 157 Bitcoins. Narvaez drew attention of the law-enforcement bodies as he had made some high-cost purchases and Instagram posts including McLaren sports car.