The popular share trading app Robinhood, which offers trading without brokers’ fees, has caused a lot of interest with the announcement that it will float on the New York stock exchange.

I searched online for information about the listing and two out of the first three results were frauds promoted by Google Ads, which doesn’t surprise me.

The first of the websites,, promised “high-yield investments online” and the second,, tempted: “Double your investment this month”.

Clicking on both of them led to identical sites that were clones of the Mirror’s website that have been repeatedly promoted through adverts on Google.

They purported to show a news story we’d carried about an investor telling the This Morning show how he was making £23,000 a month from Bitcoin trading.

The fake stories linked to a website trading as British Bitcoin Profit which promised huge riches for just…

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