September 24, 2022

For a Brief Time This Past Weekend, a PwC Twitter Account Was Promoting Crypto Scams

PwC Venezuela’s Twitter account was hijacked over the weekend and started pumping out links to an obvious crypto scam involving (legit) Ripple and its CEO Brad Garlinghouse. The website the scam tweets linked to — xrpgivtoday — was registered on September 3, 2022.

You’ve probably seen similar scams all over Twitter, usually involving Elon Musk or Jeff Bezos or some other tech giant figurehead who has suddenly decided to give away free crypto for no reason whatsoever because that’s what you do when you wipe your ass with hundred dollar bills I guess. A couple years back even the AICPA got compromised and their timeline suddenly blown up by bots claiming free money was to be had. Like this:

Anyway, it’s over now. Looks like @PwC_Venezuela is back to normal and all is right with the world once again.

Scammers Hack PwC Venezuela Twitter & Promote XRP Giveaway [The Crypto Times]

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