Indian PM Narendra Modi’s Website’s Twitter Handle Hacked For Cryptocurrency

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The Bitcoin scam has hit the roof in India as prime minister Narendra Modi’s official website’s twitter handle was hacked, asking for cryptocurrency.

Twitter confirmed that the handle was hacked. They said that Twitter is investigation into the matter and are not aware of additional accounts being impacted.

“We are actively investigating the situation. At this time, we are not aware of additional accounts being impacted,” a Twitter spokesperson told news agency Reuters.

The tweets posted on the handle indicated towards crypto scam as a series of tweets said, “I appeal to you all to donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Covid-19, Now India begin with crypto currency, Kindly Donate eth to 0xae073DB1e5752faFF169B1ede7E8E94bF7f80Be6.”

“Yes this account is hacked by John Wick (hckindia@tutanota.com), We have not hacked Paytm Mall,” another tweet said.

I appeal to you all to donate generously to PM National Relief Fund for Covid-19, Now India begin with crypto currency, Kindly Donate Bitcoin to 0xae073DB1e5752faFF169B1ede7E8E94bF7f80Be6 #eth #crypto – Official Tweet of PM Modi

“This account is hacked by John Wick (hckindia@tutanota.com), We have not hacked Paytm Mall,” another bogus tweet read.

Twitter had then taken down the tweets.