Florida teenager Graham Ivan Clark who stands accused of playing a part in the massive Twitter hack that occurred last week pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Clark was indicted on a slew of fraud charges last week, accused of illegally gaining access to the Twitter accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk and others to put out tweets soliciting bitcoins.
17-year-old entered his not guilty plea to 30 charges on Tuesday in a Hillsborough Circuit Court and was scheduled for a bail hearing on Wednesday.
Twitter accounts of leading companies and famous people were hacked in a bitcoin scam on July 15. Over $120,000 worth of Bitcoin have been transferred to the main Bitcoin address provided by hackers, investigations are ongoing.
According to the Whale Alert and Scam Alert report, crypto scammers have stole around $24 million in bitcoins in the first six months of 2020, representing 63% from amount stolen over the past four years. Changing scam shemes among with increasing its quality and scale suggest that entire professional teams are now behind some of the most successful ones.