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17-Year-Old Charged With Computer Misuse, Believed To Be Related To GTA Hack

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City of London police has confirmed that the 17-year-old they arrested this week has been charged with two counts of computer misuse.

While not confirmed to be in relation to the Rockstar hack, a former Reuters journalist claims the initial arrest was "connected to the hack on Rockstar Games." The police have told us that they have "no further information to share at this stage." The unnamed 17-year-old has now been charged with two counts of computer misuse, as well as two counts of breach of bail conditions.

He will appear in court today, although given that Youth Court is closed to the public in the UK, the media will not be in attendance.

Related: What Does A Female Protagonist Mean For GTA 6? "The City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on Thursday on suspicion of hacking, as part of an investigation supported by the National Crime Agency's National Cyber Crime Unit," says Detective Inspector Michael O'Sullivan. "He has been charged in connection with this investigation and remains in police custody." The police have not confirmed or denied whether or not this investigation is connected to the GTA hack when asked.

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