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Link: AI scam complaints are just the tip of the iceberg - The Japan Times

One person in their 30s from in Los Angeles, for instance, told the FTC that they’d been lured into transferring $7,000 to a fake Tesla website after watching a video on YouTube that featured a deepfake of Elon Musk. In the video, the fake Musk said Tesla would "double your money for a short period of time' by working with another crypto company. But the LA complainant never got their money back and said they’d lost their life savings. "That was all I had,” they said in the complaint. Another person from Florida said they kept seeing deepfake ads on YouTube purporting to show Brad Garlinghouse, the chief executive officer of blockchain-based payment network Ripple, and promising to "double your money,” according to the complaint. YouTube 'completely ignores our concerns and these ads are still showing,” the person added. #


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