Believe nothing, trust no one: ‘Morgan Freeman’ sends a message to fintech professionals

There’s evidence that deepfakes are being used to commit fraud in the financial markets. And as scam artists become more tech savvy, financial firms will need to quickly employ new tools to protect their assets.


You know his voice, you recognize his face.

He’s played the American President (twice) and the South African President. He’s driven Miss Daisy, and ridden horseback with Clint Eastwood. His silky voice has narrated Andy Dufresne’s crawl to freedom, and the Emperor penguins’ annual march to their breeding grounds. He can earn $10 million per movie, and up to $1 million just for a voice-over on a TV commercial. So it was surprising to see the actor Morgan Freeman in a sub-one-minute monologue

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