Iran used fake Instagram accounts to try to nab Israelis: spy agencies – HEDGE accordingly

Israeli spy agencies accused Iran on Monday of using fake social media accounts to lure citizens of the Jewish state abroad “to harm or abduct them”. The Israeli claim came hours after Iran accused its arch-enemy of orchestrating an attack on a key nuclear site and vowed “revenge”. A statement from Israel’s domestic security agency Shin Bet said it and international intelligence service Mossad uncovered a “method” by which “Iranian intelligence operatives” used fake Instagram profiles of women “seemingly engaged in business and tourism” to target Israelis. Operatives would use the profiles to …

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