The Twitter account of the Russian crypto alternate Latoken appears to have been breached by a hacker who began posting allegations that the alternate is a rip-off. According to the posts, the alternate is selling “scam IEOs” and deceptive its prospects.
WARNING – THIS IS A SCAM EXCHANGE
They are selling rip-off IEOs.
They are selling IEOs promising development of 100% to 500%.
They are dishonest and mendacity to founders and workers.
They are deceptive founders to suppose they are going to have profitable IEOs whereas it by no means occurs.
— LATOKEN (@latokens) January 24, 2022
The profile image of the account was additionally turned into a rip-off warning picture, whereas the Twitter web page’s bio was edited to “LATOKEN is the leading SCAM platform!” According to the hacker, the alternate treats workers unfairly and in addition fires workers for no purpose.
The hacker has additionally accused the alternate of intentionally making an attempt to “scam money out of projects” and promising 100%–500% development with out delivering. The hacker additionally called Valentin Preobrazhensky, the founding father of Latoken, a “liar” and a “face seller.”
Apart from Latoken, the official Twitter of LADEX, the corporate’s decentralized alternate undertaking was additionally compromised. The hacker posted a video of a web-based assembly exhibiting the Latoken CEO screaming curses at somebody within the name.
The hacker additionally highlighted Trust Pilot’s evaluation on Latoken, which is barely two out of 5 stars. However, a warning message in Trust Pilot says that the positioning detected misuse on Latoken’s web page, stating that it has detected quite a lot of pretend critiques.
In response to the incident, Latoken’s official Telegram account revealed an replace telling its customers concerning the hack. The alternate mentioned it believes the accusations to be the act of a “disgruntled employee” and that its staff is in contact with Twitter assist to repair the issue.
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Several crypto YouTube accounts have confronted a collection of hacks just lately. Hackers posted movies that instructed viewers to ship cash to the hacker’s pockets utilizing the accounts of well-known personalities reminiscent of BitBoy Crypto, Box Mining, Ivan on Tech and even boxing celebrity Floyd Mayweather Jr. Luckily, lots of the account homeowners had been in a position to detect and take away the movies inside minutes.
Back in 2020, an analogous hack compromised the Twitter accounts of distinguished people. The official accounts of Elon Musk, Kanye West, Bill Gates and others had been hacked by a Bitcoin (BTC) thief who revealed posts claiming to double any crypto quantity despatched to a sure pockets handle.