6. Russian media noticed the story as well, immediately calling it fake. Russian viral marketing expert Andrew Konyaev tweeted, “Guys, here’s a cool fake. This guy is an actor but news channel reports this viral story as real events.”
13. Cases4Real is also being accused of violating Russian law.
In addition to the allegations that this is just a viral marketing hoax, Cases4Real may have broken the law if its contest is real. In Russia, if a company wants to hold a giveaway, the rules of the contest must be published in a clear and understandable way. That’s not even mentioning the fact that the company hasn’t released any details about the logistics of how the 16-year-old will be living with the porn actress.
When TJournal brought all of this up to Beseda, he said, “Well, if authorities gonna do something about it, we’re going to have even more PR.”
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