Twitter is Flooded with Fake Accounts Related to The Merge Impersonating Vitalik Buterin
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Popular social network Twitter has been flooded with fake profiles of the Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin promoting fraudulent crypto giveaways ahead of the network's transition to the proof-of-stake consensus algorithm.

The attackers have purchased verified accounts and modified their personal data to make users believe it is Buterin's real account.

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One user under the nickname greezbok has added a photo of the Ethereum co-founder and offered to give away 100,000 ETH valued at $159 million to celebrate The Merge.

The user has said:

"To celebrate the Merge, Ethereum Foundation is giving away 100,000 ETH! 🎉."

It is worth noting that the transition from PoW to PoS on the Ethereum network started yesterday.

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