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.

Discussion with Dr Jacqueline Drew, an Associate Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University | On the topic of scams current in online platforms

It’s just prolific and there’s no sign of these types of scams decreasing in the near future. So, you know, Australia in 2021 lost about $2 billion to scams and in 2022 that went up to $3 billion. So it you know, the amount of scams happening and the amount of money that Australians are losing is just enormous.

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