Attorney General James Opens Investigation into Twitter Hack

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today released the following statement announcing she has opened an investigation into the widespread Twitter hack last night that affected countless political leaders, celebrities, business leaders, philanthropists, and others:

“Countless Americans rely on Twitter to read and watch the news, to engage in public debate, and to hear directly from political leaders, activists, business executives, and other thought leaders. Last night’s attack on Twitter raises serious concerns about data security and how platforms like Twitter could be used to harm public debate. I have ordered my office to open an immediate investigation into this matter.”