CBS – A Florida teenager has been identified by authorities as the “mastermind” behind the recent Twitter Bitcoin hack that targeted the accounts of Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and many other high-profile celebrities. The 17-year-old was arrested Friday and charged in Tampa, according to the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office.

The hackers acquired more than $100,000 in Bitcoin from more than 400 transfers the day of the hack, the DOJ said.

Read about the hackers and what they are being charged with at CBS.





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