The studio are "working diligently to identify and correct" the issues causing these wipes, which seem to have affected most during the "first few days after release."
A title update for PS3 and Xbox 360 has been launchedhoping to alleviate some of the more game-breaking issues like missions not firing correctly.
"We have received reports from some players who experienced losing characters, progress, items, and/or in-game cash during the first few days after release," Rockstar. "We are working diligently to identify and correct the causes for these losses, as well as to establish how best to restore any lost progress and value."
Overall, GTA Online continues to be marred by connection issues from such high demand. Unfortunately thedoesn't quite extend from Grand Theft Auto V to GTA Online yet.