“Free distribution of Ethereum” on Twitter — a very simple and easily identifiable way cryptocurrency fraud, but one of the alleged participants of such schemes claims that people are still willing to send their cryptocurrency them to the specified address.
Cryptocurrency YouTube-blogger Adam Guerbuez faced with one of these schemes on Twitter, and the chance to chat with someone on the other side of the screen.
Although this information was not confirmed anything, crook said that on the day the scheme brings to its organizers from $50 000 to $100 000.
Moreover, in order to obtain such a significant amount they do not have to exert much effort, since most of the processes automated.
“The processes, from generating accounts and ending with the location of the tweets and the rotation addresses the ETH purses, there are automatically by our bots,” said he. “The only thing you have to do manually is to withdraw money”.
Interestingly, to realize your vision the crooks no longer care about buying verified Twitter accounts are marked with a blue tick and therefore more similar to the original.
The source of the blogger, who calls his victims “the riders”, says that they send the money, regardless of the status of the account.
“Freeloader send money to any account that we will create. They are even not interested in verification, although we expected the opposite. The mind of a Freeloader is clouded by the possibility of obtaining money from nothing and increase your air,” he said.
Recently, researchers from the company Duo Security, check 88 million accounts on Twitter, reported the discovery of a huge crypto-fraud botnet, composed of about 15 thousand bots are divided into three categories to more effectively promote their offerings.