IN SHORT: These nine Facebook pages use the name of X owner Elon Musk and make generous offers to Nigerians. But be warned, they may be out to scam you.
There are also many Facebook accounts impersonating the billionaire.
Africa Check found nine such pages: Elon musk foundation, Elon musk officially, Elon musk investment company, Elon musk private page, Elon Musk Private Chat, Elon Reeve Musk, Elon musk private page, Elon Musk official investment platform and Elon Reeves Musk Foundation.
But are the offers on these Facebook pages legit? We checked.
We also noticed that all but one of these pages were created in 2023. This is suspicious. In a tweet in 2018, Musk said he doesn’t use Facebook. Africa Check has also previously found that Musk has not launched an investment platform.
All signs point to scam pages with scam offers.
Protect yourself by reading our guide to Facebook scams and how to spot them.
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