a false advertisement announces the death of François de Brigode (video)

Unfortunately this is not the first time this has happened…

RTBF
Published on 06/13/2024 at 3:10 p.m.
By Youri Volckaert

ForCiné-Télé-Revue

It is on Facebook that fake news circulates. Fake accounts and hacked profiles share a link, similar to a press article, with a catchphrase that is, to say the least, intriguing: “We say goodbye to this wonderful man” or even “a sad day” with an accompanying photo of François by Brigode…




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The main person reacted on his social networks, warning users of the platform, “New Scam on FB where my image is being used, including via photos made by Artificial Intelligence! So be careful. »

In the list of people affected by this type of content, we find Maria Del Rio, Ophélie Fontana, Sandrine Dan and many others. Some people find great pleasure in using the image of hosts in order to lure visitors into clicking on their link.

Above all, don’t click! Often, these fraudulent links expose your phone or computer to potential viruses, infections and data theft.

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