Singaporean charged in US with identity theft and wire fraud; accused of taking meth, cybercrimes in Singapore

CNA reports:

A Singaporean has been charged with 14 counts of wire fraud, access device fraud and identity theft in Seattle, documents released by the US Department of Justice on Wednesday (Oct 9) revealed.

Ho Jun Jia, also known as Matthew Ho, 29, operated a scheme to mine cryptocurrencies using stolen computing power and services, obtained with the stolen identity and credit card account information of California and Texas residents.

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