Following multiple tweets containing 'financial advice' from Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Elon Musk and others, people ended up handing over more than $100,000 on Wednesday... to scammers!
It was an investment that was supposed to double their money. The only problem was that the 'financial advice' didn't actually come from those high-profile people -- which also included Kanye West, Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg.
"We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter," officials said in a statement on Wednesday. "We are investigating and taking steps to fix it."
Twitter then locked all verified accounts as a precaution until they were able to recover those that had been hacked.
According to Twitter officials, Bitcoin scammers are suspected to be behind it all.
And apparently, the stock-owning public didn't have too much confidence in Twitter's IT department... Because after news of the hack was released, the company's stock immediately began to fall, dropping 4 percent after hours.
Read the full story on NBC News.