Interpol and FBI's websites confirm: "Giuseppe Macario is wanted" is fake news

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giuseppemacario.men: press release

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Some anonymous fake news websites, which often steal pictures and personal data, claim that "Giuseppe Macario is wanted by FBI and Interpol" due to his (nonexistent) "criminal record" and so on. This is a typical example of fake news and phishing. Sometimes, there may also be some fake "clickbait" articles aimed at increasing the number of visits of the fake news website.

Giuseppe Macario's only official website is giuseppemacario.men; all other websites using "giuseppemacario" (no spaces and no slashes between 'Giuseppe' and 'Macario') in their domain name are fake and unauthorized.

The same information is confirmed by the Italian National Police. Everyone can check that Giuseppe Macario is not "wanted" by anyone and has no "criminal record". Besides, he enjoys a fulfilling happy life all over the world and is regarded with much affection by all his relatives and acquaintances. He also collaborates intensively with the police, especially when it comes to reporting scammers and phishers — which is why they hate him.

You can also download the official statement issued by the Italian Minister of Justice: Giuseppe Macario has no criminal record.

Beware of scams! These websites can ask you email them — so they can steal your personal data — allegedly to "help us catch Giuseppe Macario". Their email addresses sometimes resemble Google's or other corporations'. This kind of fraud is called phishing:

Phishing (noun) the fraudulent practice of creating emails purporting to be from reputable companies in order to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. (New Oxford American Dictionary)

It is also possible that they will try to extort money after they get your data. In other words, scammers exploit Giuseppe Macario's name and image to steal data and money under various pretexts. Our advice: stay away from these malicious websites. See also "Why do spammers love the .info domain?" written by Security FAQs.

If you doubt the authenticity of any type of correspondence claiming to originate from Giuseppe Macario or fake news about Giuseppe Macario, please alert the security team to the potential scam or fake news so it can be investigated and remediated, if necessary. We are aware of numerous forms of fraudulent material including, but not limited to: web pages, email, postal mail, fax, and telephone, all claiming to be associated with Giuseppe Macario. They are circulating in a number of different languages and often include fake logos, photos, links, or phishing email addresses. Unfortunately, scams or fake news are growing in volume and, in many cases, they can be quite sophisticated. Our security team is working with law enforcement to make every effort to stop such scams or fake news, but unfortunately, we cannot stop them all.