The hackers who targeted some of the biggest names in the nation caught in Florida
Last month, Some hackers scam last month that targeted some of the biggest names in the county like Kanye West, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, and Jeff Bezos.
According to TMZ, the hackers responsible were teenagers from Florida.
This is 17-year old Graham Ivan Clark, who's facing 30 felony charges, including 17 counts of communications fraud over $300, for hacking @Twitter accounts of @BarackObama, @elonmusk, @BillGates and others. He was arrested in Tampa today. pic.twitter.com/oTTYPxv7q7— Ryan Bass (@Ry_Bass) July 31, 2020
Two other hackers were arrested in connection with the scam as well. Mason Sheppard (19) and Nima Fazeli (22), from the U.K. and Orlando, respectively. They were charged in a California federal court, but all of their charges have yet to be released.
Graham Ivan Clark was arrested Friday morning in Tampa, Florida for orchestrating the hacking scam. He is 17 years old and facing 30 felony charges. Clark was able to steal over $100,000 in Bitcoin through the scam.