Martin Lewis issues warning to fans after 'dirty' scam: 'Trying to rip off the ...

MARTIN LEWIS - the Money Saving Expert star - has issued a warning to his fans via Twitter after many fell victim for a "dirty scam" which he said tried to "rip off the vulnerable" over the weekend.

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.

{%=o.title%}

They are dirty scam scum.

Martin Lewis

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."

READ MORE: Martin Lewis gives vital update on new deal for mortgage prisoners

Martin Lewis money saving expert scam twitterMartin Lewis issues warning after 'scum scam' (Image: PA)

Martin Lewis money saving expert scamMartin Lewis warns followers of 'dirty scam' on Twitter (Image: Martin Lewis Twitter)

READ MORE
Carol Kirkwood 'in tears' behind the scenes 'Still recovering'

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."

PREV London lockdown crisis: Tier 3 a matter of 'when not if' as covid cases SURGE ...
NEXT Jamie Redknapp in admission about family ‘rows’ ‘That’s not easy’