Actor Davide Tucci intends to file a police report over several fake news stories linking him to a Bitcoin get-rich-quick scheme in social media adverts, posts and articles.Sponsored posts have appeared on Facebook in recent days using the actor’s photos alongside headlines such as: “Davide Tucci Reveals How He Made €2.3 Million After The Bankruptcy”.The adverts link to a website made up to look like a legitimate news service, but clicking any of the links takes users to the same landing page for a Bitcoin trading platform - the same scheme promoted by similar stories falsely attributing the pitch to the Maltese government.Some of the articles also feature the names and photos of One Breakfast show hosts Wayne Sammut and Elaine Degiorgio, with fabricated details and quotes suggesting they were bowled over by the opportunity when it was presented to them on the programme.Mr Tucci, who currently performs on TVM"s L-Għarusa, said in a video posted to Facebook that he had never engaged in Bitcoin trading or given any authorisation for the published material."This is clearly a scam and click-bait, please don’t buy into this," he said. "The allegations of bankruptcy particularly are...




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