Days of Our Lives spoilers say that Eric Martsolf fell victim to a social media scam. Eric plays Brady Black on Days of Our Lives. A fan alerted Eric to the scam fan asking if Eric was charging fans to spend the day with him and showed him the account of someone claiming to be the actor’s agent. Find out what happened and check back for more news on the soap.
DOOL star victim of celebrity social media scam artist
Martsolf isn’t alone in having this happen to him. It seems to be widespread. This scam has also hit stars from The Young and the Restless and General Hospital. A couple of Martsolf’s Days of Our Lives co-stars have also been victims of this social media scam. Stephen Nichols, who plays Steve Johnson, is on the list.
It seems that this scam of fake accounts popping up is becoming a problem. Sometimes they are harmless. However, the scammers are now starting to get more aggressive. They are playing on soap fans desire to be meet their favorite stars. The social media pirates are charging money for fans to meet their favorite stars.
Ryan Paevey victimized by scam too
It seems that scammers will go to any lengths including using real information to try and trick fans into believing that they are socially interacting with their favorite stars. This was the case with former GH star Ryan Paevey. According to Days Fan Talk, his Twitter was hacked and the hacker went so far as to steal his short biography for their fake account.
The Young and the Restless stars Doug Davidson and Kristoff St. John also had bad experiences with social media scammers. In Doug’s case, it got really bad. A look-alike posed as him and charged money for fans to hang out with him according to Days Fan Talk.
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Days of Our Lives star Eric Martsolf sets the record straight
Eric Martsolf left absolutely no room for doubt when it came to his social media issue. He answered his fans question with one word that said it all SCAM. Eric wouldn’t confirm whether any details on the page were real. It’s been a rough week for both Eric and his alter-ego Brady who lost custody of his son to Theresa as part of Jen Lilley’s exit storyline.
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