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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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DarkRanger025 July 31, 2014

Theres a guy with god mode cheating.His name tag is Enzo25c please ban him he e gota pay alot for what he did to me!!!

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LoganS. July 31, 2014

T0XY760 uses 'God Mod Glitch' and will kill anyone...... face me without it T0XY760 you coward!!!!

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Jeemhoppa July 31, 2014

Just played for ps 3 some asswipe named rnicholson83 was hacking. I unloaded a minigun on him and 20+ sniper head shots guy took no damage at all. He wasnt in passive mode either because he was shooting back .Way to ruin the game for everyone else you piece of s**t. Hackers are the rEason my friends and i stopped playing back in December

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WizardRider23 July 31, 2014

This player named Fuzzohoney had a bounty on her and I couldn't kill her with my assault shotgun and minigun even when I shot her in the head multiple times.

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alphacat14 July 31, 2014

Gta 5

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alphacat14 July 31, 2014

On Xbox 360

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alphacat14 July 31, 2014

Rockstar there a guy name piggyxxkiller who is trying to make me lose all my money and he sode I can get more money but made me lose all me expinsive cars I mad

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darknight618 July 29, 2014

YUNG_KILLER_35S (PS3) is a modder who constantly kills everyone and is invivnzeble and can spawn in boulders

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numberFive- July 29, 2014

Madkevin2014 ( ps3 )
He is a actual monkey running around with explosive bullets
Invisible half the time and he can appear in my apartment and kill me

And if that's not good enough he's spawning money somehow

Please do something before I quite playing

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