Accused Twitter hacker’s Zoom court hearing flooded with hardcore porn

A virtual court hearing for the Florida teen accused of hacking the Twitter accounts of politicians, celebrities and tech moguls in a cryptocurrency scam got hacked itself — and temporarily scrapped after being flooded with porn.

Posing as reporters from CNN and the BBC, infiltrators first “Zoom bombed” 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark’s bond hearing Wednesday by shouting and playing rap music and movie dialogue, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

Hillsborough Circuit Judge Christopher Nash finally had to temporarily shut down the hearing when the screens were taken over by hardcore porn.

The interruptions continued when the hearing was reopened but Nash managed to give his ruling — refusing to lower the $750,000 bail that has kept Clark in jail since his arrest Friday.

The judge also ruled to keep the hackers out of the next court hearing in October — saying it will be password protected, the Florida paper said.

Prosecutors allege that Clark was the mastermind of the scheme that hacked some of Twitter’s most high-profile accounts, posting tweets seeking payments of Bitcoin.

Targets included politicians like Barack Obama and Joe Biden, business moguls including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Elon Musk, and celebrities such as Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West.

Prosecutors had sought to have Clark held on $30 million, which is $1 million for each charge 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.

He is currently banned from using the internet — even to access his Bitcoin account to pay bail. However, the judge turned down prosecutors’ request that he be forced to prove any funds used to post bail were legitimately obtained.

Clark is being prosecuted as an adult. Two others — Mason Sheppard, 19, of the UK, and Nima Fazeli, 22, of Orlando — were charged separately last week in California federal court.

Fazeli’s father told The Associated Press on Friday that he was “sure this is a mix-up.”

“He’s a very good person, very honest, very smart and loyal,” Mohamad Fazeli said. “We are as shocked as everybody else.”

With Post wires

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