WARNING someone is impersonating me on @Twitter & I have no idea how to stop them. If you see Tweets from @LaurieG70265601 that is NOT ME, though it uses my photo and bio. Somebody evil lurks.— Laurie Garrett (@Laurie_Garrett) November 9, 2018
Think Tank Watch is aware of several other similar instances where someone was impersonating a scholar using Twitter or other platforms.
Here and here are previous Think Tank Watch pieces about fake think tanks.
There have also been instances of fake think tank documents.
Here is a recent Think Tank Watch piece about how fake Chinese think tank accounts were used for spy efforts on the French.