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Two more people charged in relation to Twitter hack - U.S. Justice Dept

Two more people charged in relation to Twitter hack - U.S. Justice Dept

The U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday that two more people have been charged in relation to a July 15 Twitter hack that took over the accounts of VIPs including former President Barack Obama and billionaire Bill Gates.

The U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday that two more people have been charged in relation to a July 15 Twitter hack that took over the accounts of VIPs including former President Barack Obama and billionaire Bill Gates.

In a statement, the Justice Department identified the men as Mason Sheppard, of Bognor Regis in the United Kingdom, and Nima Fazeli of Orlando, Florida.

A third person, a 17-year-old, has been charged in relation to the hack by Florida prosecutors.

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first published:August 01, 2020, 07:22 IST