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600k worth of crypto stolen by ethical hacker

A certified ethical hacker has been charged with stealing a large sum of money from an elderly client

Authorities in Pinellas Park, Florida have arrested 27-year old Aaron Daniel Motta after he allegedly stole a client’s Trezor hardware wallet and its password while providing security assistance.

Motta is a “certified ethical hacker”, and has been charged with grand theft and other computer offenses.

The accused is currently self employed and owns Motta Management and Mitigation Services, alongside actively participating in Apple’s bug bounty program.

Motta was taken to Pinellas County Jail on April 8th, but was released the following Saturday after paying a $60,000 bail.

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