Fake Vitalik Buterin and Warren Buffett Stole $5000 in Ethereum
February 9, 2018
Some tricky fraudsters managed to thieve more than 5000 dollars in ETH in just a couple of hours playing on blind confidence of some users.
Hackers had created a good number of Twitter accounts supposedly owned by celebrities and began spamming about cryptocurrency give-away. The only requirement was to send a small amount in crypto and receive it back increased tenfold.
Among those fake celebrities were Elon Musk, John McAfee, Vitalik Buterin, Warren Buffett, Coinbase, CoinmarketCap, OmiseGo and Nano (ex RaiBlocks).