Country Stars Speak Out Against Social Media Imposters


We’ve all had that moment: You get an alert on social media that Blake Shelton or Carrie Underwood is following you. On further inspection, you realize that it’s Blakey Shetlon or Carrier Underwoods, and disappointment takes over.

However, for some fans, these imposters have tricked them into sending money, buying plane tickets, donating to fake charities, or other crazy scams. To fight such fraud, Nashville’s hottest stars are speaking out in a video that’s equal parts entertaining and enlightening.

The video features Blake Shelton, Brett Young, Old Dominion, Kelly Clarkson, Maren Morris, Keith Urban, Cole Swindell, Hunter Hayes, Rascal Flatts, Dustin Lynch, and more speaking out against imposters. They also tell you how to recognize a phony.

The artists reveal:

Every day we notice more and more people pretending to be artists on social media and tricking fans into invasive situations. We want to set the record straight — your favorite artists have not and will not ever ask you for your personal information or anything like that. Know how to spot the signs of fake accounts, report imposters, and help us take charge of this growing issue to protect the best fans in the world.

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    ANGELA Swam

    My friend I work with thinks she is dating Dustin Lynch. She has been talking to someone one the phone and through text messages, she is 109 % convinced it is him. She has been talking to him for several months and apparently sending him money. All of her friends wonder why she hasn’t met him yet, now that she has a fulltime and a part time job and her car was impounded for lack of payment. She said he is in Florida visiting his grandparents right now, is this true or a scam? She is a genuine good hearted person and I don’t wanna see her hurt.


      This is the exact same thing happening to my friend at work right now!! Makes me wonder if we’re talking about the same person hmmm.

    ClyDena Ferguson

    I have had this very same thing happen to me… I was contacted by someone saying that he was Craig Morgan… He said that he and his wife were separated and getting a divorce. Over the nect 6 months he had me convinced that me that he loved me and wanted to be with me. But all his money was tied up by her, and he needed enough money to pay his attorneys to get his bank account back….As it ended up, I sent him some where around $45,000…Needless
    to say…he broke me…but I still love Craig Morgan…!!! I have found out that his real name is Robert…I hope he gets caught and punished. I am 73, and when I’m gone…I will haunt him…As for the real Craig Morgan… He’s awesome!


    I have someone saying their Dustin Lynch on my snapchat and they have asked me to buy a Fan VIP Card in order to come meet him at his home. Is this a scam

    1. Shannon

      100% yes.

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