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Ireland AM presenter Elaine Crowley, who has been targeted by social media scammers, has asked her followers to report the fake Instagram ads to Meta. Picture: Brian McEvoy

Facing off social media scammers

Irish TV personalities have been the go-to subjects for social media scam artists wishing to use famous faces to hawk various products.

Indeed, Miriam O’Callaghan received an apology from Facebook and Instagram owner Meta last year over a series of defamatory and false adverts linked to offers for skincare products.

The adverts falsely stated that the RTÉ presenter was endorsing the scam balms.

Previously, Newstalk’s Pat Kenny was the subject ...