Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Others Targeted in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

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Published on July 17, 2020 - Duration: 01:02s

Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Others Targeted in Twitter Bitcoin Scam

On Wednesday, dozens of public figures' Twitter accounts displayed messages urging fans to send them Bitcoin and receive double the amount back.

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Barack Obama

44th president of the United States
"When you're in the Oval Office, weighing the toughest issues, and the choice you make will affect the lives and livelihoods of the entire country — you need..
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Joe Biden has selected Senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate. Former Obama senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and Clinton 2016 campaign manager..
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Michelle Obama, Jill Biden and former President Obama are set to deliver keynote addresses. Former Governor John Kasich, a Republican, will also address the..
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Prime-time keynote speeches will feature Michelle Obama on Monday, Jill Biden on Tuesday and Barack Obama on Wednesday before Joe Biden’s acceptance address on..
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A community college teacher, even while serving as the second lady during the Obama administration, Dr. Jill Biden says she wants to continue to teach even if..
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Bill Gates

American business magnate and philanthropist
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A new analysis by Bloomberg finds that the net worth of Apple CEO Tim Cook has..
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For the past one week or so there has been a lot of talk about how Microsoft may buy some of TikTok’s operations. The US-based company has confirmed its..
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Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it’s “mind-blowing" that the U.S. government hasn’t improved Covid-19 testing that..
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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has described the company’s potential TikTok deal as a “poison chalice.”..
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Mark Zuckerberg's net worth passed $100 billion for the first time Thursday after Facebook Inc. hit a record high on optimism about the release of its TikTok..
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Bitcoin

Decentralized cryptocurrency
Bitcoin has become a popular investment vehicle amongst retail and institutional investors, but it is also becoming a reserve asset for some companies. Per an..
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Defendant claims travellers threatened to kill his family unless he paid them £1m
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Advertisment The cost of sending a transaction over the Bitcoin network rose sharply over the past month, as the price of the top cryptocurrency climbed higher...
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Increased Diversification of COIN-margined and USDT-margined futures products Addition of Bitcoin-margined Product Strengthens Crypto as Settlement Currency..
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Bitcoin price remains in the bullish hands with the path to $14,000 already curved out. BTC/USD potential for gains above $12,000 in the near term mounts with..
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Elon Musk

South African-born American entrepreneur
The Giving Pledge was heralded as a worthy goal when it was announced 10 years ago this week, but those good intentions have been outmatched by a mighty foe: the..
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STAY IN THE KNOW. SIGN UP TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTERS HERE. Elon Musk's lights have been spotted in the skies over New Zealand again.The SpaceX founder's latest..
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A prototype of the engine for SpaceX's next-generation Starship vehicle has made a 150m test "hop".
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