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The Elon Musk Impersonators of the Internet

For cryptocurrency scammers, imitation is the sincerest form of fraud.
Source: Kiichiro Sato / AP

The summer of Elon Musk making headlines for his controversial tweets continues apace, and the past several days have been particularly scorching. This time the topic was Musk’s attempt to help rescue the teenaged soccer players and their coach trapped in a Thailand cave.

Musk was met with skepticism from Vernon Unsworth, a British diver involved in the rescue. Unsworth was then himself met with accusations of pedophilia from Musk, who faced widespread backlash and quickly apologized.

“His actions against me do not justify my actions against him, and for that I apologize to Mr. Unsworth and on Wednesday. “The fault is mine and mine alone.”

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