Loan defaulter Vijay Mallya’s Twitter account was hacked by the same people who had hacked into Rahul Gandhi’s and the Congress party’s accounts last week.
“My account has been hacked by someone called Legion who is Tweeting now in my name. Simply ignore. Will fix this,” Mallya said in a tweet.
“Outfit called Legion has hacked my e-mail accounts and are blackmailing me!! What a joke,” Mallya said in another tweet.
The hackers have posted several tweets on the network saying that they have knowledge of assets in various bank accounts held by Mallya, and passwords of various account.
“Hello, We are back with – Vijay Mallya’s assets at several banks. All Known passwords of Mr. Mallya,” the group tweeted.
Calling for public support, “the Legion” claimed that they will bring more information about criminals to bring them to justice.
“Support legion. We will bring you the info needed to bring these criminals to justice! We shall bring you more about this fraudster and conman over the course of the next few weeks,” the group said in tweets.
Mallya owes more than Rs 9,000 crore to lenders like SBI, PNB, IDBI Bank, BoB, Allahabad Bank, Federal Bank and Axis Bank, among others. He left the country on March 3 this year and is currently said to be in Britain. His passport was revoked by the Indian government.
Here is some of the tweets posted on the account: