American rapper and hip hop artist megan thee stallion is giving away 1 million in bitcoin on twitter to cash app users. Bought 1 500 bitcoin in 2011 for 2 87 each.
The bitcoin price boom has spawned a lot of what appears to be spam accounts on twitter asking users for retweets in exchange for free bitcoin.
Free bitcoin on twitter. On july 15 2020 between 20 00 and 22 00 utc reportedly 130 high profile twitter accounts were compromised by outside parties to promote a bitcoin scam. Some of them targeted the winklevoss twins co founders of crypto exchange gemini claiming that they were giving out free bitcoin. Remember this was an attack on twitter a centralized company not an attack on bitcoin.
By using a trezor hardware wallet you protect yourself from direct attacks on your funds but even the security of a hardware wallet can t stop you from voluntarily giving your money to a scammer. These tweets are usually like the one shown in the image below. I will pick 5 random people who retweet this and give one to each of you.
Twitter and other media sources confirmed that the perpetrators had gained access to twitter s administrative tools so that they could alter the accounts themselves and post the tweets directly. A bitcoin tag on elon musk s twitter profile page led to a 14 jump in the cryptocurrency on friday the latest in a series of market moves triggered by comments on his social media account. In this instance the scammer has attached a link to a malicious site that leads to a medium blog one that promises to double one s bitcoin if they first sent some to the hacker s address.
Thousands of people are participating and many claim to have already. The latest tweets from thebitcoinone.