The ads steal account and financial information from unsuspecting users, and they keep getting past Twitter's ad review process.
Verified accounts on Twitter don't necessarily have a lot of followers. Artist Ryder Ripps put together a list of the "unpopular elite" — verified accounts with fewer than 200 followers.
First fake Wendi Deng got verified, now a parody of your favorite terrible early 2000s band. Seriously, who's running the verification process over there? (Thanks, @fart)
Wait, who is this? Kelly Brook was having trouble getting people to believe her Twitter account was famous really her, so she put the rumors to rest with one photo.