Investor Alerts - Deepfake scam

Company: Deepfake scam
Regulator: Autorité des marchés financiers
Jurisdiction: Quebec
Date: 20231215 15 Dec 2023
Subject: Regarding Emerging Digital Threats including ICOs and crypto-assets
Comments: Deepfakes are now prevalent on most social media platforms and the Internet. Scammers can, for example, use deepfake technology to recreate the voices of well-known public figures or your friends and relatives with uncanny accuracy, or even fabricate highly realistic videos of them. They can also design fictitious people and give them virtual lives by setting up fake profiles for them on social media or websites.