Fact check: Website uses false recommendations from TV personality Deborah Meaden to promote bitcoin scheme
October 7, 2020 | website | No Comments
A website has used fabricated recommendations from businesswoman and television personality Deborah Meaden to promote a bitcoin investment.
An article on the website claims that Meaden announced on ITV This Morning that she made £11.5 million using a bitcoin scheme (tinyurl.com/y4qku2rr) .
The piece claims that during the live interview, co-host Holly Willoughby was given £190 to invest in the system. The website features a photograph of her jaw dropping “as she began making a real profit” on live television.
However, the image actually shows Willoughby reacting as a viewer explained how he took “revenge on a cheating boyfriend.” (A Hilariously Naughty Tale Of Revenge Shocks Holly And Phillip | This Morning) .
The image that purportedly shows Meaden during the interview with This Morning has been taken from an episode of Dragons’ Den (here) .
On her website, Meaden confirmed that the claims made by