Fake ‘Premier David Burt’ Instagram Account

November 15, 2017

[Written by Don Burgess]

Premier David Burt is a victim of ‘identity theft’ on Instagram. Someone started the Instagram account hondavidburt, using the name Hon E. David Burt, JP, MP calling himself The Premier of Bermuda and Minister of Finance.

As of this writing, the account has 11 posts so far, stealing photos from the Premier’s real account, davidburtmp. The fake account has duped 319 people into following it, mainly by following other Instagram accounts.

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A spokesperson for Premier Burt said, “The Premier is aware there are fake social media pages created in his name. As a reminder to the public, his official pages are:

The real Premier’s account has 1,881 followers.

The fake account tipped its hand when it sent out a poorly worded and grammatically incorrect private message, which read “Hello ,how are you doing today? I’m here to check on good people of Bermuda”

Fake Burt profile November 2017

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  1. Onion Jiuce says:

    Just proves, ppl will follow Kermit, Oscar, Bermuda Grass, anything green

  2. Good Stuff says:

    LOL I was wondering why the Premier of the country was up at 3AM liking my pics…

  3. It is amazing..people will do ANYTHING to discredit the RULING party. No problem, P.L.P……press on.
    So many positive initiatives.

    • Bermmanymanymanymen says:

      Lol….yea great job guys

    • jt says:

      They certainly did.

    • Trufths. says:

      Agree! Now if they would just hurry up and cut my WELFARE benefits, make me and my entire family look for work, and get rid of all these four-ing landscapers! C’mon PLP, get cracking, work for de people that voted you in.

      Something like that, right? Yea, enjoy the fruits of your vote.