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London cops arrest teen on hacking suspicions, but haven’t linked it to GTA 6 leak

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London police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of hacking offenses, authorities said on Friday. The 17-year-old suspect was arrested in Oxfordshire, England as part of an ongoing investigation with the government’s National Cyber Crime Unit.

Police declined to confirm any other details regarding the arrest and investigation — just that the suspect is in custody. That said, the circumstances follow earlier arrests connected to a hacker group that is said to be responsible for breaches at Uber and Rockstar Games, the latter of which led to leaked footage of the in-development Grand Theft Auto 6 published over the weekend.

On the evening of Thursday 22 September 2022, the City of London Police arrested a 17-year-old in Oxfordshire on suspicion of hacking, as part of an investigation supported by the <a href=«https://twitter.com/NCA_UK?ref_src=» https:>@NCA_UK’s National Cyber Crime Unit (NCCU).

He remains in police custody. pic.twitter.com/Zfa3OlDR6J Polygon has also reached out to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice, as the U.S.

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