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17-Year-Old in Florida Arrested for Hacking High-Profile Twitter Accounts

17-Year-Old in Florida Arrested for Hacking High-Profile Twitter Accounts

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Officials in Florida say a local teenager named Graham Ivan Clark has been charged with hijacking dozens of Twitter accounts belonging to celebrities and selling access to them.
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The mastermind behind the epic Twitter hack is allegedly a Florida-based 17-year-old.

On Friday, the Justice Department announced it had charged three individuals for hijacking dozens of VIP Twitter accounts on July 15 to promote a Bitcoin scam.

The main suspected instigator, …