In dumbest crime ever, people pretend to be influencers to bs people out of free stuff like influencers do
September 30, 2019 | Shenanigans | No Comments|
“Scammers, using throwaway email accounts and fake websites, are pretending to be influencers (or their assistants), requesting free products in exchange for prominent billing on a highly trafficked Instagram feed. Some companies, unaware that the contact is a fraud, will send up to thousands of dollars worth of merchandise to a specified address. ”
I find myself remarkably ambivalent about this whole thing.