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Taking Aim at GTA Online Cheaters

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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.

If anyone has any further questions on the above article, please check out the following FAQ at the Rockstar Support site:

http://support.rockstargames.com/hc/en-us/articles/201617423

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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

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da4thlord77 March 22, 2015

Why am I banned

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saiyantm March 20, 2015

ban this guy hes doing glitches & modding on ps4 his psn is SiiLeNtt23

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EK9R06 March 20, 2015

PROxSKILLZ_1 is hacking right now online. He's glitching under the bridge right next to where Lester's building is where you first do your heists and killing anyone that spawns or is nearby. My friends and I spawned right outside Lester's building after completing the final heist and this guy had the cops on him and killed all of us. Please ban him Rockstar! Thank you!

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Disco_l8888 March 19, 2015

The cheating is out of control

ps3

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pokeman1122 March 16, 2015

ban thwarteight45 he is wall breaching and killing me over and over and he following me to any server i go.

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OpusBravo March 15, 2015

Ban Opus Enigma he is doing money glitches and now has 2 million

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asadyadano March 12, 2015

Ban amanygames141 he is on rank 8,000 he's a hacker he needs banning he's a big fat cheat

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KhanTehleel March 8, 2015

I got given 85 million and I didn't want to receive it but didn't know how to turn that option off. I have now been banned can you unban me?

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