On July 31, 2020, the U.S. Attorney's Office issued a press release entitled "The three people who allegedly carried out the Twitter Hack." Law firm Wallin & Klarich claims that the press release of the US Attorney's Office gives the misleading impression that Mr. Fazeli and the other two people mentioned in the press release worked together to breach "more than 100 social media accounts and deceive them account users to send them money. Nima Fazeli has hired Wallin & Klarich's legal advisor to represent him in the United States District Court.
Mr Fazeli's lawyer wanted to clarify things about his client. Paul Wallin, Senior Fellow at Wallin & Klarich, states, “Mr. Fazeli is a student at Central University of Florida who plans to graduate in December 2020 with a degree in finances and plans to continue his studies by doing a master's degree in Business Administration. My client does not criminal records nor has he ever been arrested before. He comes from an educated family that is very affectionate and supportive. ”
"When any government agency chooses to issue a press release on a crime, it is imperative that they take the time to clarify which crimes each person is charged separately. The lives and the reputation of these people suffered a severe blow after the authorities did not clarify the situation. The US Attorney's press release issued on 31 July did not properly clarify the charges against each defendant and has misled Mr Fazeli's role in this case. case", Added Mr. Wallin.
Mr. Wallin continues, "The truth is that Mr. Fazeli had no involvement in hacking or attempting to hack celebrity Twitter accounts and did not ask any Twitter user to send him money. Bitcoin. In fact, our client category does not relate to Twitter hacking or requests to send Bitcoin. It's really an irrelevant category. "
The press release from the American prosecutor stated: "The allegations of a criminal complaint are just allegations, and the accused are innocent, unless or until the allegations against them are substantiated. ” In this case, Mr Fazeli objected to the acquittal.
At the moment, Mr Fazeli's adviser is asking the media not to contact Mr Fazeli or his family directly.