Since then, its Twitter account has remained inactive.
Its worth noting that while Twitter removes the blue checkmark verification from accounts that change usernames, it allows verified accounts to change its display name without losing verified status.
But at least a most dormant accounts sit idly rather than being used for nefarious purposes.
The @AlmostHumanFOX account isnt the only now-dormant verified Twitter handle out there open to hacking.Basically, a scammer attempts to convince Twitter users through faked accounts to send them a small amount of cryptocurrency and in turn, the scammer promises to send them back crypto in tenfold.Mashable has reached out to the real Justin Sun, Fox, and Twitter for comment.This technicality has been exploited by whoever is controlling the @AlmostHumanFOX account.High Class White Trash, Married to 6/09/2015, Horror Fanatic Drummer/Guitarist, Photographer.Then, suddenly, on July 1, the account woke from its 4 year slumber and tweeted.The scammer then takes the original crypto deposit and runs, never returning any of the currency.
Justin Sun, the influential founder and CEO of Chinese blockchain company tron.
The putas sjl @AlmostHumanFOX account, now looking like Suns account, then replied to Suns tweets with links to the cryptocurrency giveaway in hopes of fooling Suns fans.