Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim posts warning to followers about Instagram imposter

Fairfield

The trappings of social media are having an impact on Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim. It appears someone is pretending to be Ganim on Instagram.

Not only that, people say whoever is running the fake Mayor Ganim account is instant message people and soliciting for fraudulent donations.

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To set the record straight, Mayor Ganim posted a picture on his real account page pointing out the differences between his account and the imposter account. 

The real Instagram account is @joeganim, Mayor Joe Ganim. The FAKE account is @_joeganim.

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