The account of a moderator from the non-fungible token project was compromised in the attack, posting a phishing link that drained user wallets.
Projects trying to mimic popular brands such as Tesla, Jurassic Park, Meta and Animoca Brands are trying to lure people to buy their crypto tokens.
The Aussie businessman said that Facebook’s failure to remove the fraudulent ads featuring him and dozens of other high profile celebs was “criminally reckless.”
"Yeah, I could give the money back. It is within my power, but I'm gonna look out for myself and not do that," said Ice Poseidon when confronted in a video interview.
It appears this was a coordinated effort targeting prominent crypto YouTubers, not just Coin Bureau.
Many of the affected accounts noticed the fraudulent videos and removed them from their channels within minutes of them being posted.