Robert Downey Jr asked his fans to be wary of online impersonators

Vastavam web: Actor Robert Downey Jr has asked his fans to be wary of online scam artistes impersonating him in order to steal money through fake charities.The 52-year-old actor took to Twitter to warn his followers about the crooks who message people online to deceitfully extract “donations for various causes.” “Just wanted to let you know that if you encounter someone on a chat platform claiming to be me, they are lying,” Downey Jr wrote. The “Avengers: Age of Ultron” star added that he would never communicate with his fans via private chat platforms and would never ask them for “any money for any reason”.”Any communication from me will originate from my public, verified social media pages, and all fund-raising is done via broad, public campaigns,” he wrote.