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An arrested 17-year-old boy will face adult charges for hacking top celebrities twitter accounts

An arrested 17-year-old boy will face adult charges for hacking top celebrities twitter accounts

A 17-year-old boy had been arrested by police in Florida for hacking celebrities twitter accounts, past few days the twitter account of ex-American president Barack Obama, Elon musk and some other celebrities was hacked.

One by one, the celebrity Twitter accounts posted the same strange message: Send Bitcoin and they would send back double your money.

While some initially thought the hack was the work of professionals, it turns out the “mastermind” of one of the most high-profile hacks in recent years was a 17-year-old recent high school graduate from Florida, the authorities said on Friday.

Graham Ivan Clark was arrested in his Tampa apartment, where he lived by himself, early Friday, state officials said. He faces 30 felony charges in the hack, including fraud, and is being charged as an adult.

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