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

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15 July 2020, 20:57 GMT+0000
Updated by Ryan Smith
15 July 2020, 20:57 GMT+0000
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:
Twitter Scam
Source: BeInCrypto


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