This millionaire is suing Facebook over fraud adverts — and he’s shocked by the firm’s ‘deliberately obtuse’ response (FB)

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  • Millionaire consumer rights champion Martin Lewis is suing Facebook after claiming scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people in “get-rich-quick schemes” through fake ads.
  • The TV star’s team has been surprised by Facebook’s “deliberately obtuse” response to being served with legal action, according to his attorney.
  • He is pursuing exemplary damages against Facebook, which is extremely rare and could result in the company having to make a big payout.
  • Others could join the lawsuit, with fellow millionaire Duncan Bannatyne saying he admires Lewis’ stand.
  • Facebook said fake ads are not welcome and it’s working to remove offending posts and the “bad actors” behind them. The company has offered to meet Lewis and explain the action it is taking.

A millionaire British consumer rights champion announced this week that he is suing Facebook over fraudulent adverts — and he has been shocked with how the company has responded to the legal action.

Martin Lewis said scammers are using his reputation to ensnare people into bitcoin “get-rich-quick schemes” through fake adverts on Facebook.

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