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Adrian Yanez’s Twitter Hacked, Fans Scammed By Fake Giveaway – MMA Root

Earlier this week, UFC fighter Adrian Yanez suffered a Twitter hack that left many fans financially scammed with a fake giveaway.

It all started with a post from Yanez accounts allegedly giving away a PlayStation 5 game console and a glove. This prompted many fans to send an account message and provide banking information to the Yanez impostor to participate in the raffle.

After the fans provide their banking information, the impostor will block them from accessing and communicating with Janez’s account.

One twitter user here comes Rudy Sanchez announced a social media scam, prompting many fans to question the legitimacy of the prank and Janez’s recent posts.

“Please don’t fall for the PS5 and the glove!” Sanchez said. “This is a scam, people are really getting here [scammed] Left and right. Adrian Yanez Hacked [Twitter] and instagram.

Shortly after many fans complained about the scam, Janez spoke out on his Twitter after he got his account back.

“My Twitter got hacked yesterday,” Yanez said. “I didn’t have access just a minute ago. If you have been scammed, contact your bank immediately and dispute the transaction.”

All prank messages from Yanez’s Twitter and Instagram accounts have been removed and Yanez has restored both pages.

Yanez has a 15-3 professional MMA record and has impressed many UFC fans since he was on Dana White Challenger Series. After successfully securing a contract with the UFC, he won four fights in a row over the likes of Davey Grant and Randy Costa.

Yanes is arguably one of the most intriguing UFC bantamweight prospects in 2022 and has been linked with a potential fight with Sean O’Malley. This goes back to when O’Malley called him out on social media last November.

Coincidentally, UFC bantamweight champion Aljamain Sterling was also hacked this week, but it’s unclear if it was the same culprit.

“I feel sorry for everyone who has been DMed by me,” Sterling said. “I got hacked like a JV superstar. I played out and did not understand the fake letter, being half asleep after training. I hope no one bought anything from this scammer! Let my tweets keep attacking [Petr]”.

Yanes and Sterling aren’t the only ones whose social media accounts have been hacked. UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman was notorious for being hacked back in 2020 and his account was sending out various threats.

Have your social networks ever been hacked?