Elon Musk targeted in crypto-cash scam

Elon Musk targeted in crypto-cash scam
 

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is the latest high-profile personality to be targeted in an emerging crypto-currency scam.
The scammers pose as celebrities on Twitter and claim to be giving away crypto-cash such as Bitcoin or Ether to their fans.
They ask people to send them a small amount of crypto-currency to qualify for the giveaway, but victims do not get any bitcoins back.
Twitter has not yet removed the imposter Elon Musk account.
How does the scam work? The scammers impersonate well-known personalities on Twitter by copying their profile pictures and choosing usernames very similar to the... read more

 
6 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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