PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s Instagram account has been hacked. on Monday, party social media head has been confirmed.
Dr Arslan Khalid said Dawn.com that the account was hacked, however, adding that it was recovered soon with in help of Meta – Facebook and Instagram parent Company.
He said he himself followed Imran’s account, which has 7.4 million followers, adding that the hackers had shared a cryptocurrency link to the account.
Khalid said the hackers also shared a screenshot of This was announced by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Fraudsters and hackers often pretend to be a flamboyant billionaire. people. In May 2021, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) claimed that scammers used fake promised gifts from celebrities like Musk to cash in on interest in cryptocurrencies.
AT one type of of fraud, people say that if they give definite amount of the “celebrity” cryptocurrency they will receive more back.
“People report sending more more than 2 million dollars in cryptocurrency imitators Elon Musk over just in past six months,” the FTC said in a statement.
Additional material from Reuters.