In a shocking turn of events surrounding the high-profile Grand Theft Auto 6 (GTA 6) leak, the alleged perpetrator, 18-year-old Arion Kurtaj, however following a psychiatric assessment Kurtaj has been consdidered “unfit to stand trial”. This revelation has added a new layer of complexity to the legal proceedings, which have captivated the gaming world’s attention.
The GTA 6 leak sent shockwaves through the gaming community when numerous work-in-progress videos and screenshots surfaced online. The leak prompted widespread speculation and fervent discussions among gamers eagerly awaiting Rockstar Games’ highly-anticipated title.
Arion Kurtaj, the individual accused of being behind this significant leak, now faces a legal quagmire that extends beyond the GTA 6 incident. Kurtaj is implicated in a series of charges related to hacking into prominent entities, including Uber, Revolut and NVidia Additionally, he also stands accused of engaging in blackmail activities targeting network providers EE and BT.
The litany of charges against Kurtaj is extensive, amounting to a total of 12 counts. These charges encompass a broad spectrum of offenses, including two counts of fraud, three counts of blackmail and six charges under the Computer Misuse Act.
Remarkably, the legal saga doesn’t end with Kurtaj alone. An unnamed 17-year-old accomplice has also been drawn into the legal fray. This second individual faces charges that include two counts of blackmail, two counts of fraud, and three charges under the Computer Misuse Act.
The declaration of Kurtaj as “unfit to stand trial” has introduced a unique twist to the legal proceedings. Instead of the conventional guilty or not guilty verdict, a jury will now be tasked with determining whether Kurtaj indeed committed the acts he is accused of.
These recent developments have added layers of complexity to the already high-stakes legal battle surrounding the GTA 6 leak. The gaming community eagerly awaits further updates as the legal proceedings continue to unfold, with the outcome poised to have significant implications for the accused and the gaming industry as a whole.