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The Project’s Carrie Bickmore warns fans of online scam using her face to sell beauty products

‘It’s a scam and they will take your money!’ Carrie Bickmore warns fans of fake articles and advertisements claiming she’s left The Project to launch her own beauty business

Carrie Bickmore has slammed an online advertisement which claims she’s leaving The Project to become a beauty entrepreneur.

The TV journalist, 37, pleaded with her social media fans to be wary of the scam and to ignore the fake articles about her change in career.

‘Please ignore and DO NOT click on the link to purchase the product. It’s a scam and they will take your money,’ Carrie said in the Instagram post.

 

‘It’s a scam and they will take your money!’ Carrie Bickmore warns fans of fake articles and advertisements claiming she’s left The Project to launch her own beauty business

‘SCAM WARNING. If you see articles or fake ads popping up on your social media feeds saying I am leaving The Project to focus on my FACE CREAM/BEAUTY BUSINESS please ignore,’ she wrote.

She shared a snapshot of the sponsored advertisement that has been masquerading as an article on Facebook and news websites like Yahoo! Be in the past.

The scams often suggest the media personality is launching a new business and asks the reader to hand over credit card details in order to receive a ‘free trial’ or discounted product – which they never receive.

'Please ignore and DO NOT click on the link': She shared a snapshot of the sponsored advertisement that has been masquerading as an article on Facebook

‘Please ignore and DO NOT click on the link’: She shared a snapshot of the sponsored advertisement that has been masquerading as an article on Facebook

'SCAM WARNING': Carrie notified fans that she was not leaving The Project, as the fake articles suggested, and encouraged the public to stay clear of the scam

‘SCAM WARNING’: Carrie notified fans that she was not leaving The Project, as the fake articles suggested, and encouraged the public to stay clear of the scam

Her article used an emotional photo of herself crying on The Project as they claim she’s left the news program to focus on promoting a non-existent face cream. 

Carrie added: ‘Very sneaky. They have been targeting a few different presenters.’

In the last six months two other Channel Ten stars have spoken out about being targeted by scams.

'This is complete BS! DO NOT giver them credit card details': Project co-host Lisa Wilkinson slammed an online advertisement which claimed she left Today to start her own skincare company as a 'mixed-race person' in March

‘This is complete BS! DO NOT giver them credit card details’: Project co-host Lisa Wilkinson slammed an online advertisement which claimed she left Today to start her own skincare company as a ‘mixed-race person’ in March

Project co-host Lisa Wilkinson slammed an online advertisement which claimed she left Today to start her own skincare company as a ‘mixed-race person’ in March.

‘This is complete BS! It is a scam. DO NOT hit link & DO NOT give them credit card details,’ she tweeted at the time.

Former Studio 10 star Jessica Rowe also denied association with an anti-ageing product in May after they attempted to use her face and name to scam fans.

‘This is a scam. I have no association with Lutragen. Do not buy this product,’ she wrote a snapshot of the advertisement.

'This is a scam': Former Studio 10 star Jessica Rowe also denied association with an anti-ageing product in May after they attempted to use her face and name to scam fans

‘This is a scam’: Former Studio 10 star Jessica Rowe also denied association with an anti-ageing product in May after they attempted to use her face and name to scam fans

 

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