Elon Musk, Justin Sun & Other Accounts Hacked in Massive Twitter Scam

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In Brief
  • A massive number of crypto influencers have had accounts hacked.

  • Most sought funds for a scam company called 'CryptoforHealth'

  • Warnings are rapidly appearing from multiple crypto Twitter users.

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The Twitter accounts for a large number of famous influencers have been hacked, offering a run-of-the-mill Bitcoin scam. The hacks appear to be related to a hacked posting service. 



Most of the hacks contain offers for a scam dubbed CryptoforHealth, and purport to offer respondents 5,000BTC as a giveaway. 

The list of hacked accounts includes some of the largest account holders in the crypto Twitter space. Here are some notable mentions: @binance, @cz_binance, @kucoincom, @Gemini, @justinsuntron, and @CoinDesk, among others. Most notably, perhaps, @Bitcoin was hacked as well. 

Source: Twitter

Even Ripple’s real account provided an easy target for the hackers, with a similar offering posted. 

Source: Twitter

The hack extends beyond just crypto Twitter. Famous car manufacturer Elon Musk saw his account hacked, offering double returns for anyone willing to part ways with their BTC. 

Source: Twitter

Twitter Founder, Jack Dorsey, also had his CashApp venture captured. The Twitterverse is on fire with statements surrounding the hacked accounts, warning users to beware. One savvy BIC employee observed the growing number of scammed funds:

Source: BeInCrypto

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With a background in science and writing, Jon's cryptophile days started in 2011 when he first heard about Bitcoin. Since then he's been learning, investing, and writing about cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology for some of the biggest publications and ICOs in the industry. After a brief stint in India, he and his family live in southern CA.

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