High-profile Twitter hacks have been becoming more common these days. Just recently, WWE legend Mick Foley recently had his account compromised. Scammers love to take control of these high-engagement social outlets so they can offer suckers deals that are too good to be true.
The most recent celebrity to fall victim is Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss. Fans have noticed that her account has recently been offering PlayStation 5 consoles for sale. The crooks also offered a chance for those who buy PS5s from her the chance to attend a Lakers game.
“Lakers Fans, my Twitter account has been hacked. Please do not engage with it or send any money. These are NOT legitimate offers. The Lakers will alert you when I am back in control of my account.”
Unfortunately, there are no PlayStations. The deal is a total scam. Jeanie Buss wants fans to know that they should avoid interacting with the account.
Jeanie took to the Lakers’ official Twitter to let fans know about the hack. She encouraged them not to engage with or send money to the hackers. Since the breach, the spammy tweets have been removed.
Hopefully, nobody got scammed by the hackers. Any time social media users see something suspicious like this, they should report it immediately. Otherwise, gullible fans looking for a great deal could be vulnerable to major headaches.
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