Fraud and Scams

Second ‘suspect’ for the July 15 Twitter Scam, Nabbed by FBI

Another minor has been arrested concerning the cyber attack.

In an issued, Federal Bureau Investigation, who executed a search warrant to arrest a 16-year-old Massachusetts lad allegedly involved in a Twitter breach.

As published from New York Times, authorities stormed the humble abode of the kids who have been reportedly linked and may have played an “equal, if the not more significant role” in the talked about July 15 Twitter attack.

If one could remember, this incident attracted millions of followers of high-profile Twitter accounts being which seduced people to give in to a 2-to-1 ‘giveaways’ for any Bitcoin sent.

According to further investigations, the suspect may have posed as a Twitter employee or contractor to fool legitimate ones into entering their login credentials to bogus websites to arrest them.

As well, reports have connected and coordinated the Twitter attack starting in May with 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark, the supposed mastermind.

While Clark was discovered through his Discord chat records, the unnamed teenager is allegedly taking advantage of the encrypted messaging systems such as Signal and Wire, making it harder for investigators to identify him.

The arrested individual, unnamed, could be the fourth charged following an investigation by the FBI, IRS, U.S. Secret Service, and local authorities.

ON July 30, Clark was charged with 30 felony charges. Moreover, 19-year-old U.K. resident Mason John Sheppard and 22-year-old Florida resident Nima Fazeli have also been grilled by federal prosecutors.

Clark appealed for a not guilty plea in the court who investigated him to 17 counts of communications fraud, 11 counts of illegal use of personal information, one count of organized fraud over $5,000, and illegally accessing a computer or electronic device. He is currently in jail on $725,000 bail.

The FBI has not yet existed any charges for the youth for his alleged involvement in the incident as of press time.

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