A new form of cybercrime has been hitting American citizens. Recently, mobile phone account numbers are being stolen and then transferring services to a different device. Additionally, hackers have being using mobile phones to steal digital wallets and various accounts. These types of attacks have been quite successful. Lorrie Cranor, the chief technologist of the Federal Trade Commission, is among many of the victims to encounter this theft. In the article it states, the number of mobile accounts stolen or opening if a new mobile account, increased from 1,038 (2013) reported to 2,638 (2016).