Hacked Instagram accounts used in attempts to scam followers


Instagram said it has a zero-tolerance policy on scams and will take immediate action to remove illegal activity. — Pexels

SINGAPORE: When Michelle Ling realised her Instagram account had been hacked, her first worry was that it would be used by scammers to target her friends and followers.

She had recently come across a few cases of hacked Instagram accounts being used for scams and she feared right.

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