Twitter says ‘no signs of account compromise’ after Maxine Waters claimed she was hacked

Social media platform Twitter released a statement casting doubt on Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters’ claim that her account had been “hacked” and “erased.”

“I have been hacked and my Twitter account has been erased,” the California Democrat posted on Twitter to her more than 1.5 million followers on Tuesday. “I know who has done this. I will take care of this. M Waters.”

A Twitter spokesperson declined to comment on the specifics of the tweet but said in a statement that “as is standard, we have open lines of communication with her office and have worked with them to ensure the account is secure” and that “at this time, we’ve identified no signs of account compromise.” – READ MORE