A number of film and sport personalities are set to be questioned by police in the ‘Fake Social Media Followers Scam’.
DNA India reports that Mumbai Police will be tracking profiles of celebrities including Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, to analyse their fake and paid followers. It is said that six other celebrities are also under the radar.
However, personalities from the sport sector and even builders will be questioned about their social media activities. It is not a secret that celebrities tend to use agencies to ramp up their followers with fake profiles or bots.
Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vinay Kumar Chaubey had earlier said, “We have investigated and found as many as 54 firms involved in this racket. SIT comprising Crime Branch along with Cyber Cell has been formed which will help in investigating this case.”
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