A Twitter account that pretended to be the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, tried to fool the community into sending him/her Bitcoins. The weird fact is that this account had a verification check which could possibly deceive a lot of people.
The original tweet was quickly deleted, but some users managed to document the evidence.
Scary stuff pic.twitter.com/OTX4pBOOED
— J. Mazaru Sanchez (@JMazaru) October 11, 2018
This scam raised a new wave of criticism because of the social networks’ inability to protect their users from scams and frauds.
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