Sam Neill criticizes ‘disgraceful’ scammers who are ‘exploiting’ his followers
Sam Neill there is a message for scammers – he has had enough.
Posted on his official, verified Instagram accounton behalf of Neill, his assistant Lauren Folk Major shared a photo of multiple accounts impersonating Sam Neill that only exist on Instagram.
The image is covered with the word “Warning!” in bold, red letters.
In the caption, Major wrote: “The ONLY real Sam Neill account is this one – with a verified blue check mark (circled in the picture). Sam will never contact you online. social from an unverified account!!”
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She continued: “That would be a scammer ‼️He will never write to you asking you to continue the conversation on another platform (WhatsApp/Telegram/Hangouts, etc). ‼️. .. Sam would never use social media to ask you for bitcoins, money to get out of a foreign prison, or for you to send a wire transfer via Western Union to attend a private event with him. definitely a scammer.‼️”
In a curious part, she noted, “He won’t try to send you a diamond ring from Sri Lanka (for which you then have to pay customs fees) ️That scammer is here again .‼️”
Major also debunked the myth that Jurassic Park the star, 75, has a “private account that he keeps secret from his social media team” and no “social media management team” that connects with fans online through social media channels. random account.
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Major went on to reveal how serious the problem has become for the star and his fans.
“I’m saddened by the stories I hear every day about people falling victim to these despicable, despicable scammers. Their sole purpose is to take advantage of everyone’s weakness and lonely hearts. people. It’s embarrassing and disgusting. Both Sam and I are committed to bringing this to light.”
Major noted that although Neill often reads comments from his followers and enjoys their interactions, he never connects.
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While many praised Neill and Major for their message, some larvae took the opportunity to shed some light on it in the comments section.
New Zealand journalist and actor David Farrier wrote, “To whom did I send all these nude photos,” receiving nearly 400 likes.
Australian comedian Tom Cardy commented: “Lauren please, I have received many emails from Sam’s PERSONAL email promising me important roles in future projects such as “Rams 2: Rammed again” And “Jurassic Park 12: It’s Dinosaur Time!“where sam assured me, when I transfer $15000 direct debit, I will get the film deal and be “locked”.
The funny message doesn’t end there.
“Sam said he needed cash to buy a plane ticket to see me in Sydney and that he was locked out of his online banking app because he entered the wrong password too many times (he was really like us). me!🙌)” Cardy continued.
“Because of the transfer all my emails have bounced, could you please nudge Mr. Neil, because economically I have budgeted for the rest of the year with two roles. this cinema, i.e. I sleep in a car or an ikea if I can.”
Meanwhile, multiple followers have confirmed that scammers are definitely targeting them.
“Obviously Sam & Keanu Reeves want to private message me… if only,” one person wrote on the post.
“Have been in contact with every fake Sam on earth. At least once,” another shared. “Apart from third-language typos, some are ridiculously wrong. Sometimes, I can’t resist asking weird questions before reporting them.”
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