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A 17-year-old boy, Graham Ivan Clark has been arrested for the massive Twitter hack targeting high-profile accounts on a Wednesday afternoon two weeks ago.
Two others were also charged
Graham Ivan Clark hacked Twitter accounts belonging to Elon Musk, Bill Gates, CashApp, and others hacked to promote Bitcoin scam;
The young boy who lives in Tampa was said to run a scheme that targeted the accounts of celebrities, including former President Barack Obama and Elon Musk.
The hacked celebrity Twitter accounts posted the same strange message: Send Bitcoin and they would send back double your money. Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Joseph R. Biden Jr, Former President Barack Obama, They, and dozens of others, were being hacked, and Twitter appeared powerless to stop it.
“Everyone is asking me to give back, and now is the time.
I am doubling all payments sent to my BTC address for the next 30 minutes. You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000.
BTC Address –
Only going on for 30 minutes! Enjoy,” the hacker tweeted on that day.
Graham Ivan Clark is a recent high school graduate from Florida and would face 30 felony charges in the hack, including fraud, and is being charged as an adult.