17-year-old teen arrested on suspicion of Twitter hack

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Twitter hack Graham Clark

US police have detained 17-year-old Tampa resident Graham Clark, accusing him of involvement in the recent attack on the social network Twitter and the fraudulent distribution of bitcoin. This was announced by the local television channel WFLA.

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Graham Clark is suspected of involvement in the attack on Twitter, during which the pages of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and other businessmen and celebrities were hacked. During the attack, the attacker arranged distribution of cryptocurrency on their behalf, having illegally obtained about $120,000 in BTC.

The Florida attorney filed 30 charges against Clark. The victims of one of these crimes were at least 30 people who suffered damages in the amount of more than $100,000.

At the moment, Graham Clark is in custody.

In addition to him, the police detained 2 more suspects: Mason Sheppard and Nima Fazeli.