PUBLISHED: 22:46, Sun, Sep 20, 2020 | UPDATED: 22:46, Sun, Sep 20, 2020
Martin Lewis, 48, who presents the Money Show and founded the Money Saving Expert website, has warned his followers about a scam that has circulated over the weekend by various accounts, trying to sell an "unbeatable" investment. The This Morning regular branded them as "scum" as he spoke out on Twitter tonight.
They are dirty scam scum.
In view of his one million followers, Martin tweeted: "WARNING: A host of tweets this weekend, by various accounts, purport to talk about an unbeatable investment I'm recommending.
"These are not true."
He continued: "They are dirty scam scum trying to rip off the vulnerable.
"PLS SHARE & REPORT ALL TO TWITTER. I will contact @TwitterMktgUK as well."
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Martin Lewis issues warning after 'scum scam' (Image: PA)
Martin Lewis warns followers of 'dirty scam' on Twitter (Image: Martin Lewis Twitter)
It wasn't long before many of Martin's followers rushed to comment their thoughts and concerns over the scam.
One fan said: "Really important to retweet this as Martin Advises, raising awareness of this type of scam is the most effective way to combat the issue."
Another commented: "They have been saturating my TL, and worryingly they appear after the first tweet, and this has been consistent over the last few days, they are being heavily promoted and pushed.
"I knew it was fake but many will be duped. Twitter needs to sort this now."