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Man Hacked T-Mobile Employees to Unlock Cell Phones, Rake in $25 Million
A California man has been found guilty(Opens in a new window) of hacking into T-Mobile systems to unlock cell phones from the mobile carrier, which he turned into a multi-million-dollar business.
Argishti Khudaverdyan, 44, originally owned a T-Mobile store in the Eagle Rock area of Los Angeles. According to prosecutors, Khudaverdyan used the unauthorized T-Mobile access to rake in $25 million in illegal proceeds from customers looking for ways to unlock their phones.