17 November 2023.
Fake & False Statements
Mrs Rinehart and Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd have been made aware today of fake social media posts and associated news stories alleging that Mrs Rinehart has an association with selling company shares resulting in a fraudulent monthly income, as below.
Mrs Rinehart has not made the alleged investment or recommendations or quotes set forth in these adverts. This is a scam designed to use Mrs Rinehart’s positive corporate image to lure people in to invest.
Australia’s richest person Gina Rinehart issues alert over social media investment scam using her image
Gina Rinehart has issued an alert over an investment scam bearing her image that’s doing the rounds on social media, the second time she’s had to do so this year. Australia’s wealthiest person posted a brief statement on her private company’s website about the scam, showing a doctored image of her seemingly on the Today morning TV show, with the strap emblazoned “Loophole to Riches: Gina Rinehart about her income”.