Weird Facebook Scam

Over the past few weeks, a Facebook profile with the name of Baptiste Giabiconi friended hundreds of students from my high school by stating in his profile that he graduated with us.

The real Baptiste Giabiconi is a male model who works for Karl Lagerfeld. The photo albums of the fake Baptiste Giabiconi on Facebook are filled with pictures like these:

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I’m unsure of what the purpose is though. Could be a weird advertisement for the model or Lagerfeld, or maybe it will begin sending spammy updates to us.

Posted Aug. 7 2010, 1:03 pm