Graham Ivan Clark alleged that he was the mastermind behind the hacked accounts of celebrities and politicians

New Delhi: The online bond hearing of Florida teen who was the prime accused of hacking Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and politicians was hacked and interrupted by rap music and pornographic videos from various users who managed to disguise their names and access the online hearing by the court.

The online hearing interruptions included one user who shared a screen playing porn and took over the hearing that forced County Judge Christopher C Nash to put a temporary halt on the session for accused Graham Ivan Clark.

County judge Nash reopened the hearing but the hackers still continued with their disruptions. The judge finally denied to lower Clark’s bail that was initially set at $725,000 when he was taken into police custody.

Clark was alleged that he was the mastermind behind the hacked accounts of celebrities and politicians and sending out tweets seeking payments in Bitcoins.

However, Clark’s attorney argued that it was not at all reasonable to set a bail amount that is six times higher than the amount that he has been accused of stealing. According to local newspapers, lawyers claimed that Clark has $3 million in Bitcoins under his direct control.

Clark faces 17 counts of communications fraud, 11 counts of fraudulent use of personal information, and one count each of organized fraud of more than $5,000 and accessing computers or electronic devices without authority.

Officials also said that Clark poses a direct threat to society if he has access to a computer. Also, the officials want Clark to prove that the money he puts in for bail is obtained legitimately and not through any criminal activity.

Two other persons have also been charged in the Twitter hack case, one named Mason Sheppard of Bognor Regis, United Kingdom and another Nima Fazeli of Orlando. Both have been charged separately in a California federal court.

While speaking to The Associated Press, Nima’s father Mohamad Fazeli said that his son is innocent. “He’s a very good person, very honest, very smart and loyal. We are as shocked as everybody else. I’m sure this is a mix up,” he added.

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