One of her fans was tricked by scammers

One of her fans was tricked by scammers
One of her fans was tricked by scammers

A fan of Frédéric Lopez was robbed by people who stole the host’s identity. “I just learned from lawyers that one of you was scammed out of money by someone who pretended to be me and said he was in difficulty.”announced the presenter ofA Sunday in the Countryside. In “a warning message”published Sunday June 30, 2024 on Instagram and spotted by Leisure TV he therefore warns all the people who follow him on social networks.

Frédéric Lopez said he was the victim of identity theft. “malicious individuals” created fake accounts on social networks, contacted fans and then asked them for a few euros. “I need to warn you that I will never, and I mean never, ask you for money for anything.”he said in his video.

His fans must be “vigilant”

Frédéric Lopez is not the only celebrity to be the victim of identity theft on social networks. Kendji Girac, Florent Pagny, Slimane, Vitaa, Patrick Bruel are the preferred targets of the “grazers”, a resident of Haute-Savoie who specializes in tracking down these scammers based in Africa told us. “They have two targets: the elderly, so they register on Facebook pages dedicated to French singers, fans of old cars, gardening, but also young people to whom they sextort.”she had specified.

Frédéric Lopez, producer of a Meeting in unknown land, asked his fans to be “vigilant” et ” speak of it “ around them in his short video. “I have a lot of compassion for this person who was a victim.” of this scam, he assured in his message. He did not specify whether he had filed a complaint.

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