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Florida teen arrested for Twitter hack Submitted: 07/31/2020
TAMPA, FL - The FBI, IRS, US Secret Service, and Florida law enforcement arrested a 17-year-old in Tampa, Florida, accusing him of being behind Twitter's biggest security hack in history.

The hacker took over the accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Kanye West, and more on July 15.


The teen is currently in jail and is facing more than 30 felony counts.

Organized fraud, communications fraud, identity theft, and hacking are among his charges.

At this time authorities do not know whether or not the boy was working alone.


Story By: Morgan Johnson

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