Apple Crypto Scam caught Many Viewers Amid iPhone 14 Unveiling:
Crypto scams has shown prevalence in the crypto industry, and both noobs and professionals ain’t safe.
Cryptocurrency scams always come in a too good to be true manner, but newbies still fall for them.
Few hours ago when Apple had a live event in regards to the new iPhones, AirPods, and Apple Watches.
When the nearly 50-year-old tech giant announces the new generation of its product line, all eyes are typically on the company.
This was the case yesterday when Tim Cook and co unveiled the new iPhones (14), AirPods, and Apple Watches.
However, scammers also had plans and they came prepared.
With the bad ones expecting people to trip into Youtube to watch apple related videos, they edited an old interview with the Apple’s CEO to promoted a fraudulent crypto website.
According to the Verge, the video had “plenty of signs of being fake,” including a weird title – Apple Event Live. Ceo of Apple Tim Cook: Apple & Metaverse in 2022 and had tens of thousands of people watching at one point.
Meanwhile, the scammers had already added BTC and ETH logos on the stream and redirected viewers to a dubious URL that had nothing to do with Apple.
The Verge disclosed that YouTube did remove the video after a while.
However, why this looks like a joke-Scam, there have been numerous occasions where it was successful with massive profits.