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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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MJV-13 November 1, 2014

ItzHarleyx is a player u can't kill

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riggyrigpig October 31, 2014

Zz-_-GABRY-_-zZ is another player cheating that you cant kill

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evilFrOsTBiTe October 25, 2014

Has anyone seen some people fly with cars, like planes, because i saw 2 today nd their names are (RussianSpy NOOB) and (Fox Racer185) in xbox 360

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OrthoPox-13 October 24, 2014

Found one on GTAV Online on PS3 called jackefc222 using godhack or something. Could not kill him with any form of weapon, grenade, bomb or even a tank gun - so I had to literally park the Tank ON TOP OF HIS SORRY BRAIN to kill him. Please ban this hacker... and I heard the entire session hate him, he called everyone a fa**ot. Me included.

So yeah, his PSN name is jackefc222, ban the haxer. Until then, I'll park my tank on him to prevent him from cheating,

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faststaffy October 22, 2014

hey I found a dude using I guess a god cheat or mod. His xbox name is mugshot994

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Linkan12 October 21, 2014

can you get banned if you have a modded controll on gta v online?

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Charbel6767 October 20, 2014

witchy34uk using god mod on ps3 ban him

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olejakop October 20, 2014

Found a cheater. Damy_nl, he is suddenly immortal.

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MadPistolPeet October 20, 2014

I found one using god-mode in GTA V online PS3 acc: BENN-HARRISS

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