Faux Crypto Scam Website Promoting Bitcoin Using Image Of Former New Zealand’s PM.

Faux Crypto Scam Website Promoting Bitcoin Using Image Of Former New Zealand’s PM.

2019-01-07 | Big Bob

Faux Crypto Scam Website Promoting Bitcoin Using Image Of Former New Zealand’s PM.

In line with a recent news 'published' by a native media outlet, an alleged faux news web-site published a crypto-related article using the image of former New Zealand’s prime minister ‘John Key’.

The ad reportedly promoted Bitcoin [BTC] and a company called “Crypto Revolt,” is allegedly a cloned scam web-site. The article additionally explains that the advertisements imitates a business news page and “purports to interview John Key on his enthusiasm for Bitcoin [BTC].”

Moreover, in situ of the Stuff logo, there's an “NZ Times” logo, and all the links reportedly result in Crypto Revolt’s web-site. The medium that encountered the ad prompt that the net address was suspicious and that the corporate itself might had been hacked.

Faux Crypto Scam Website Promoting Bitcoin Using Image Of Former New Zealand’s PM.

As reported earlier by EtherDesk, Key had then denied rumours linking that he has his investments in Bitcoin [BTC]. The claim that Keys was a Bitcoin capitalist reportedly originally came from another faux news web-site, the link to which propagated through the social media.

New Zealand’s police conjointly warned of on-line scams in Sept., when a cryptocurrency capitalist lost around $213,000 USD in a crypto fraud. Even in Nov., New Zealand’s FMA [Financial Markets Authority] conjointly 'listed 3 cryptocurrency-related websites' to its blacklist of on-line scams, and another three were added to the list later in December.

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