Enthusiasts have even tried out to contact Gerry instantly soon after getting despatched photographs of his passport, driving license and other kinds of ID on social media platforms.
The Hollywood star, 51, who was born in Paisley, has warned supporters ahead of about men and women imitating him on the internet and advised them to dismiss it.
He wrote a social media post in December 2019 declaring: “Hello all people – this is a checklist of my official and only social media accounts.
“If everyone reaches out to you on the world wide web stating that they are me by e mail or if not, overlook them.
“I do not have any private accounts. You will only listen to from me appropriate listed here. Instagam.com/GerardButler, Twitter.com/GerardButler, Fb.com/GerardButler.”
Even so the scam has resurfaced with fraudsters making convincing copies of Gerry’s American passport, a driving license and even nationwide ID card which they have then sent to people today in a bid to extract revenue from them.
Australian fan Meredith Boswell wrote a message on Twitter to the serious Gerard Butler, indicating: ‘Passport with your experience and stats remaining handed all over. I have contacted you before on these matters want to get started using observe or just seem in mirror for at any time.”
Fellow fan Michelle Landry wrote: “Its genuinely unfortunate how a lot of folks are claiming to be you. I’ve had at minimum 7. They despatched me pics of your ID a passport photo and all finish up asking for revenue. I chuckle..”
Speaking of just one corrupt website, one more Twitter follower mentioned: “I’ve been contacted by a so referred to as fansite on Insta, who later discovered to be the genuine Gerard Butler – they even sent me a phony passport. I just toy with them for a tiny bit, but I come to feel the require to share the profile with you. It can be gerardbutler4_everyday living.”
An additional added: “Did you know that one of these freaks despatched me a picture of Gerard Butler’s passport, I still have the picture on my phone …”
Anyone else mentioned: “I consistently have to block Gerard Butler! Soreness in the a**e. Frequently wants funds for a passport.”