Vitalik Buterin (Ethereum founder) warns about scams on Twitter.
Imagine you were a new user in Twitter looking to understand the wild west of crypto. You follow the doyens of crypto such as Vitalik Buterin and Charlie Lee to get their views and updates about this space. Time goes by. Suddenly, a tweet arrives from the founder of Ethereum. And it is the opportunity of a lifetime !! All you have to do is send just 0.3 Eth and you are getting back anywhere between 3 to 9 ETH. He is in a generous mood ! He is Vitalik Buterin, he loves his ‘community’ ! What have you got to lose ??
Time goes by… Crickets chirping…
Where is my money ?
Welcome to the world of Twitter scams where people like Vitalik Buterin can’t avoid being a victim of .
With the rise Crypto currencies has also resulted in a rise in scams especially on various social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and also on groups on telegram and Whatsapp.
Recently Vitalik Buterin the founder of Ethereum, 2nd largest cryptocurrency, warned his followers about the scams which are happening on the twitter comment section.
Here is an example :
The one below is the fake profile of Vitalik buterin where you can clearly see a different Twitter handle.
Vitalik mentions about this in multiple tweets:
So please if you see any tweet from anyone saying they are giving away free money, dont think its because they like you a lot.
DONT TRUST , VERIFY
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