Florida teen arrested, charged with being “mastermind” of Twitter hack The 17-year-old is facing 30 felony fraud charges. Twitter hack: Three people charged for alleged role in breach A 17-year-old in Tampa, Florida has been arrested in connection with the massive Twitter hack that hijacked dozens of high-profile accountsA prosecutor in Tampa filed 30 felony charges against the teen and said the Twitter scam netted more than $100,000 in its first day alone. Florida teen arrested in Twitter hack that hit Biden and ObamaA teenager in Tampa was arrested and charged Friday for his alleged involvement in a massive Twitter hack earlier this month that took over the accounts of prominent users like Joe Biden, Bill Gates and Elon Musk and used them to promote a bitcoin scam. Florida Teenager Is Charged as ‘Mastermind’ of Twitter HackThe authorities arrested a 17-year-old who they said ran a scheme that targeted the accounts of celebrities, including former President Barack Obama and Elon Musk. Twitter hack: Three people charged for alleged role in breach Florida teen, 2 others arrested over massive Twitter breachThe fraudulent scheme hacked Twitter accounts of people like Joe Biden, Bill Gates and Kanye West.