Thousands Sent to Ethereum and Bitcoin Youtube Scams of Fake Livestreams with Elon Musk, Vitalik Buterin, Brian Armstrong, Roger Ver and the XRP Guy

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Youtube has become infested with ethereum, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and xrp scams whereby endless fake livestreams of notable individuals pretend they are giving away eth, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, or even xrp. For Buterin they use the Ethereum Foundation and their version of the eth logo, making it all seem official and legitimate. It isn’t clear how much has been lost in total to these scams with the scammers seemingly changing their address probably per livestream. Yet it seems some poor guy or girl sent all his eth (◊3) with the seemingly new address now having none left. As on Twitter scams, here too they pretend to be Elon Musk himself which you wouldn’t be able to tell is fake except for all those hashtags.

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Youtube has become infested with ethereum, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and xrp scams whereby endless fake livestreams of notable individuals pretend they are giving away eth, bitcoin, bitcoin cash, or even xrp.

Elon Musk is apparently giving away “a customized Tesla 3 model, delivery included.” To claim it you have to DM on Twitter the scammer if you send them 5 bitcoin or 100 eth.

Musky spoofed to livestream crypto scam on Youtube, Feb 2020

Elon Musk is being watched by close to 20,000 people in this fake livestream where the video itself is real, but an old interview and not a livestream.

As on Twitter scams, here too they pretend to be Elon Musk himself which you wouldn’t be able to tell is fake except for all those hashtags.

The site sends you to what looks like a medium post, but is actually a site (no link cus no google juice for you), and then off...

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