• Financial expert taking Facebook to UK court over fake ads

    8 monthes ago - By Chron

    LONDON - A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name.
    Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50 advertisements in the last year, many of them get-rich-quick scams to con people.
    Lewis says "it's affecting my reputation, but more importantly it is affecting real people who are handing over money in good faith while the scammers are raking in the cash."
    Lewis's lawyer is lodging court papers for defamation Monday in a...
    Read more ...


  • Facebook Faces Defamation Charges Over Fake Ads

    8 monthes ago - By Forbes

    After a series of fake ads featuring celebrities' names and faces, one British broadcaster is suing the company for defamation.
    Read more ...


  • Consumer Finance Expert Has Had ‘Enough' of Facebook's Fake Ads And Is Finally Suing

    8 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The British consumer finance expert and TV personality Martin Lewis has long had an issue with Facebook-the social network keeps running scammy ads that feature his face in order to create the impression of credibility.
    Those who have seen fake ads on Facebook will be unsurprised to learn that many of these ads appear to be cryptocurrency-related scams. Now the MoneySavingExpert.com founder has lost patience, suing Facebook at the High Court in London for defamation.
    “Enough is enough. I've been fighting for over a year to stop Facebook letting scammers use my name and face to rip off...
    Read more ...


  • A British TV star is suing Facebook for defamation over 'scam' bitcoin adverts

    A British TV star is suing Facebook for defamation over 'scam' bitcoin adverts

    8 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    British TV star Martin Lewis is suing Facebook after claiming that scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people in "get-rich-quick schemes" through fake ads on the social network.
    Lewis has reported the fake ads, but said they can take "days or weeks" to be pulled down - and then they simply pop up again in a different guise.
    Facebook said it does not tolerate misleading ads and is in direct contact with Lewis' team.
    British television star Martin Lewis is suing Facebook for defamation after discovering more than 50 "scam" adverts bearing his name.
    Lewis is perhaps Britain's...
    Read more ...