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TWITTER SCAM: FBI Commences Investigation Into Bitcoin Scam


We've just been informed that Twitter and the FBI have commenced investigations to know if hackers bribed a Twitter employee to get access into verified accounts and post messages seeking for bitcoins.

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It could be noted that on Wednesday, July 15, Twitter announced that there were many high profile celebrity accounts like former US President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Elon Musk breached, and the hackers used the accounts to advertise scamy messages seeking Bitcoin transfers to a wallet controlled by the hackers.

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From what we gathered via Twitter, the hackers received $120,000 worth of Bitcoin in 500 transactions, with the scam recorded to be one of the largest ever on a social media platform.

The FBI has made it known that it is investigating the hacks, and said the high-profile accounts ‘appear to have been compromised in order to perpetuate cryptocurrency fraud.

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