Scammers are circulating a fake tweet, purportedly from Donald Trump, claiming to offer a free Bitcoin and Ethereum giveaway. This scam directs victims to a website where they are directed to send crypto in return for larger sums.
SCAM IS BASED IN RUSSIA
The website associated with this scam is registered in Russia, and went live on February 8th. Fortunately, neither the Bitcoin nor the Ethereum addresses presented to the public have yet to receive any funds.
It is laughable to assume that President Trump would own, much less give away, cryptocurrency. He is an outspoken critic of blockchain assets, along with most elected U.S. officials. Trump last tweeted about Bitcoin in July:
I am not a fan of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies, which are not money, and whose value is highly volatile and based on thin air. Unregulated Crypto…
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