Actor Keith Lawrence Middlebrook, who worked in ‘Iron Man 2’ and the hit television series ‘Entourage’, has been arrested by FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) agents for allegedly selling a fake treatment of coronavirus. Middlebrooks are reportedly advising people to invest in a company called Quantum Prevention CV Inc, which they claimed that it Will stop Covid-19 infection and kill the virus.
He was arrested on March 25 in Los Angeles following an FBI sting operation. In this sting, he was found giving a packet of pills to an undercover agent as an investor. Middlebrook falsely claimed to have basketball player Arvin ‘Magic’ Johnson as its board of directors, but according to the affidavit, Mr. Johansen confirmed to investigators that he had nothing about Middlebrook’s company Know.
US Attorney Nick Hanna for the Central District of California warned people to beware of such scams during the coronavirus epidemic.