The official Twitter account of Nigeria’s ruling party All Progressives Congress (APC) has been hacked.
The account shared tweets around 3 PM promising to give followers 1,000 Bitcoin and 5,000 Ethereum.
The account name was later changed to Justin Sun, founder of TRON, a crypto network. The hacked account has shared several tweets promising to offer cryptocurrency to it’s followers.
Philip Obin, a chairmanship candidate with the party, later confirmed that the account has been hacked, and added that efforts to recover it are ongoing
— Philip Obin (@PhilipObin) April 14, 2018
See some of the tweets below:
You must use the chance that gives you life, leave the bitcoins received from me, save them for several years, and you will be fabulously rich! pic.twitter.com/tt02vELtvd
— John МcAfеe (@APCNigeria) April 14, 2018