Corrie star Sam Retford warns fans not to fall victim to cruel trick by scammers

Coronation Street actor Sam Retford has issued a stark warning to cleaning soap fans

Coronation Street’s Sam Retford has urged fans to watch out for falling prey to ‘harmful’ imposters on social media.

The 22-year-old actor mentioned cruel scammers have tried to lure fans of the cleaning soap right into a faux meeting.

After catching wind of the scam, Sam deleted his Facebook and Twitter accounts saying “It take a strong-minded person to confront that every day.”

“I’m not very present on social media other than Instagram. It’s a place for me to post pictures of me – with trees.

“I removed Facebook and Twitter. It’s destructive and takes a really strong-minded particular person to confront that day-after-day.

“I had incidents of people organising to meet up with a fake me – that could be dangerous,” he instructed the Daily Star.

Coronation Street star Sam Retford says he is been pressured to delete his social media accounts

The actor, who mentioned he solely posts about his nature walks, revealed scammers have been organising faux conferences in his identify to trick fans

The actor mentioned the scams are one of many downsides of fame after becoming a member of again the hit ITV present earlier this year.

Sam mentioned obsessed trolls have even dragged him into arguments and attracted undesirable social media consideration.

He says: “Messages come in and go from being complimentary, when they see you’re not engaging, then it becomes malicious. You can see it’s there to spark a reaction

“Plenty of these individuals are doing this to get consideration.”

Sam has attracted an enormous fan base after starring as Curtis on Coronation Street



Sam has been attracting drama on the cleaning soap to together with his character Curtis, who’s relationship Steve McDonald’s daughter Emma, battling a well being situation.

The medical pupil ended his romance with Emma quite than open up to her about his woes.

Actor Sam teased revealed that Curtis’ well being situation will deliver issues to his relationship with Emma within the coming months.

Sam revealed that Corrie writers have been preserving the cast on their toes with upcoming scripts.

“There’s continued turbulence like we’ve seen already. Emma never seems to get an easy ride,” he added.

“With his condition as it is at the moment, to balance that and a booming relationship, is always going to be difficult.

“There’s tons to come, which is thrilling.

“It’s a Game Of Thrones moment waiting for the script to come in.”

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