The accounts of the virtual Democratic candidate for the White House, Joe Biden, were also hacked; from the owner of Amazon, the artist Kanye West and those of Uber and Apple…..
A 17-year-old from Tampa (West Florida) was arrested Friday as an alleged perpetrator of the massive ‘hack’ to Twitter accounts, including those of former President Barack Obama and billionaires Bill Gates and Elon Musk, as part of a scam that offered payments in the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Graham Clark was arrested this Friday in his city apartment and, according to Hillsborough County District Attorney Andrew Warren, in a video on Twitter this teenager was “the thinking mind that carried out the attack.”
Warren explained that the teenager, who is already in prison, has been charged with a total of thirty crimes including organized fraud, wire fraud, identity theft and electronic piracy, crimes that were organized ‘in our own backyard. ‘.
In addition to those of Obama, Gates and Musk, the accounts of the virtual Democratic candidate for the White House, Joe Biden, were also hacked; from Amazon owner Jeff Bezos; from the artist Kanye West and the companies Uber and Apple.