The minor was arrested Friday morning in Tampa after an investigation by federal and state investigators.
Warren said his office dealt with the prosecution because Florida law allows more flexibility than federal law to charge a minor as an adult in a case like this.
“The FBI and the Department of Justice will continue to work with the office during the prosecution service,” he said.
“These crimes were committed through the names of famous people and celebrities, but they are not the primary victims. This BitCon was designed to steal money from ordinary Americans across the country, including here in Florida. This massive fraud was organized right here in our backyard and we will not worth it, “said Warren.