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Buffett warns of fake website using his name

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OMAHA, Neb. - Investor Warren Buffett warns that a website using his image to promote a work-from-home offer is a fraud.

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway took the unusual step of issuing a news release about the website that purports to show a CNN interview between Buffett and Anderson Cooper this summer. The article is titled "Warren Buffett Warns 'BREXIT' Chaos is going to cost Millions of Americans Jobs."

Berkshire says Buffett has not spoken to Cooper in the last five years, and he hasn't discussed Britain's vote to leave the European Union with Cooper.

Buffett also says he doesn't know anything about the "Global Cash Code" scheme touted on the site.

The main places Buffett offers investing advice is in his annual letters to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, and at his conglomerate's annual meeting.

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