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Three people have been charged for their [alleged / allegation] involvement in the massive [hacking / hacked] attack on Twitter that took place on July the 15th. Hackers hacked into 130 high-profile accounts, including [them / those] of former US President Barack Obama, presidential [candidacy / candidate] Joe Biden, rapper Kanye West, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The accounts [of / on] companies like Apple and Uber were also [breached / beached] . The hack was part of a bitcoin [scam / scum] . The perpetrators [reprimanded / compromised] Twitter's administrative tools to gain access to the accounts. They then [altered / faltered] the accounts to post legitimate-looking tweets that [reformed / informed] followers they could double any funds sent to a bitcoin account.

The three suspects were [arresting / arrested] on Friday. One is a 19-year-old from the United Kingdom, the other two are American citizens [ages / aged] 17 and 22. The 17-year-old is a resident of Florida. State investigators believe him to be the [mastermind / masterclass] of the hack. A state attorney has filed 30 [felony / baloney] charges against him for "scamming people across America". The teen [heads / faces] multiple charges, including 10 counts of fraudulent [use / action] of personal information. A lawyer told CNN: "There is a false [belief / believe] within the criminal hacker community that attacks like the Twitter hack can be [penetrated / perpetrated] anonymously and without consequence." The hack resulted [in / on] 415 transfers being made into the suspects' bitcoin accounts, [worth / value] nearly $118,000.

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