Top news websites ran scam advert

Top news websites ran scam advert
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Daniel Dunkley
News publishers are reviewing their digital advertising processes after running an advert for a financial scam.Outlets including the New Zealand Herald, Stuff, 1News and Newshub are investigating after an advert promoting a fake trading platform appeared on their homepages last week. The advert featured a deepfake image of Australian television presenter Richard Wilkins being arrested  and linked to a fake news story about Wilkins being sued by the non-existent Bank of Australia for revealing his financial secrets.Imitating...

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