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Amanda Bynes Sends Legal Letters To Twitter And Instagram To Shut Down Imposter Accounts

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Apr. 11 2018, Published 5:26 p.m. ET

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Amanda Bynes is petitioning Twitter and Instagram to shut down imposter accounts that are trying to gauge her fans for money! She just sent some legal letters to the social media platforms. Click through for more details.

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Amanda's lawyer, Tamar Arminak sent the letters on behalf of her client, according to reports. The documents demanded these fraudulent accounts, "@persianLA27" and "alb4386," be deactivated.

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The imposter accounts, who claim that Amanda's family and friends won't help her pay the bills, have been asking the actress' fans for money for medications.

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However, since "@persianLA27" is a parody account, it's not technically violating any of the social media platforms' rules, Tamar said.

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Amanda claims to have had imposter accounts as far back as 2016, Page Six reported. As of Wednesday, she nor her lawyer "heard from Instagram or Twitter yet."

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They haven't yet gotten an explanation from Twitter “as to why this fake account making fun of mental illness and addiction is considered a ‘parody’ account and not in violation of their rules.”

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What do you think about Amanda facing off against Twitter and Instagram? Let us know in the comments!

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