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Taking Aim at GTA Online Cheaters


Update Jan 16 – Please note that today’s maintenance has now been completed and Grand Theft Auto Online is back up and running. Thanks again everyone for your patience.
In recent weeks, a small number of Grand Theft Auto Online players sought to exploit the game by generating and distributing game-breaking amounts of in-game cash, disrupting the experience for other players.(Updated)
We will continue to issue title updates on an ongoing basis to counter the negative impact this has had on gameplay, and as part of today’s maintenance period, we are removing the counterfeit GTA$ from the game's economy. Anyone who innocently received GTA$ as a result of these exploits but did not engage in cheating to acquire it will not face any further action - the funds will just be removed, and you'll be able to keep any items you currently own.
Those who actively engaged in cheating and exploiting the game in this manner will, however, be subject to in-game penalties at our discretion. This may include being placed in isolated cheater pools or banned from GTA Online altogether.
Should you ever encounter someone in GTA Online that appears to be taking advantage of exploits in your session, we ask that you alert us directly via the in-game reporting functionality. In the Pause menu, under the Online tab, select Players and scroll to the offending player. From there, select Report and choose Exploits from the violation options.
We're grateful for the community's continued support in dealing with these issues and once again apologize to anyone that has had their Grand Theft Auto Online experience sullied by these exploits that broke the game's natural flow. Please stay tuned for lots more news about GTA Online in the weeks ahead.

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R* K January 16, 2014

We’re happy to report that today’s maintenance has now been completed and Grand Theft Auto Online is back up and running. Thanks again everyone for your patience and understanding, and be aware that you will need to reboot the game in order to regain access.

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djmaxbase April 14, 2015

If got 8 000 000 mil. from a hacker plzz dont kick my plzz$$


joelwftw123 April 8, 2015

ZeroPath2481171 and Skilful Madness have been doing a money glitch and Skilful Madness has a game clip recorded on his account of them doing this I just need to know what will happen as they have been boating about it and they also have been keeping other players cars I need your help to see what you can do as they both have made money what others have to buy.


PMeu219 April 8, 2015

There is a guy on PS3 named player21Ad that is a cheater... Please if u can bane him it would be better for all the community. Great Job Rockstar ;)


Ariundalai April 4, 2015

Why am I banned


NATHAN516 April 1, 2015

There is a guy that my friend knows and he is a serious nodder he has all the modded cars for example lost slam van, topless Cosco, and even the duke of death. He is a problem and I wish that u guys can ban him as he mods these cars in his gamer tag is GOLDKILLER84 and I am on the Xbox one version of gta


bonds927 March 31, 2015

Please ban omegabetaalpha he is duplicating cars and teaching other people how to do it and to go on youtube to find new glitches and duplications


Burytook March 30, 2015

I was playing GTA Online on the XB1 and some guy got into my car and drove off with it even though my "Vehicle Access" was set to "No-one". I don't know if he's cheating, but I can't think of any other explanation.
His gamertag on Xbox is M0tt86


Jay231194 March 24, 2015

Sook_Ma_Plums a hacker in the game keeps latching on to me then killing me and keeping me dying every 2 second and changes my look in to a ball with a hat and its really stressing me and making me very upset i cant have fun with friends without him joining sessions and causing me problems he is even able to kick me out of sessions without anyone else voting on it its causing me so much upset that cant play a game i like without him joining and doing these things to me so could you please ban him from psn on ps3 as im tired of having to move from session to session


da4thlord77 March 22, 2015

Why am I banned

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